Dec 08

Trump To Name CEO Of Fast Food Restaurants As Labor Secretary:

Considering that during the Obama administration, the only job category that has performed remarkably well has been fast food workers, waiters and bartenders, a category which has added 571,000 jobs since 2014 as the US has lost 34,000 manufacturing workers in the same period…

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… it is perhaps fitting that the next Labor Secretary will be the CEO of fast food chains.

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Trump and Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, walk from Trump National Golf
Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J.

According to the WSJ, Donald Trump is set to name fast-food executive Andy Puzder as labor secretary. Puzder is the chief executive of CKE Restaurants Holdings, the parent company of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s burger chains, and has been a vocal advocate for cutting back regulations he says have stifled growth in the restaurant industry, which represents 10% of the American workforce.

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