Julie Su

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Julie Su
Official portrait, 2021
United States Secretary of Labor
Assumed office
March 11, 2023
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byMarty Walsh
37th United States Deputy Secretary of Labor
Assumed office
July 17, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byPatrick Pizzella
Secretary of the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency
In office
January 7, 2019 – July 17, 2021
GovernorGavin Newsom
Preceded byDavid Lanier
Succeeded byNatalie Palugyai
Personal details
Born (1969-02-19) February 19, 1969 (age 55)
Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationStanford University (BA)
Harvard University (JD)
Julie Su
Traditional Chinese蘇維思
Simplified Chinese苏维思

Julie A. Su (born February 19, 1969)[1][2] is an American attorney and politician. She is United States Deputy Secretary of Labor since 2021. She was the Secretary of the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency from 2019 until 2021 during Governor Gavin Newsom's administration.[3]

In November 2020, Su was named a candidate for United States Secretary of Labor in the Joe Biden administration.[4][5] On February 13, 2021, Biden nominated her to be United States Deputy Secretary of Labor.[6] On July 13, 2021 Su was confirmed to the role by the United States Senate, in a 50–47 party line vote.[7]

In February 2023, President Biden nominated Su to serve as the United States Secretary of Labor.[8] She became Acting Labor Secretary when Walsh officially left the post on March 11, 2023.

References[change | change source]

  1. Schmidt, Bob (September 16, 2011). "Newsmaker: Julie Su". Sacramento Business Journal. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  2. Kent Wong & Julie Monroe (2006). Sweatshop Slaves: Asian Americans in the Garment Industry. Center for Labor Research AND Education, University of California, Los Angeles. ISBN 9780892150007.
  3. LWDA, State of California, Labor and Workforce Development Agebcy. "Secretary Julie A. Su Bio". labor.ca.gov. Archived from the original on 2019-04-25. Retrieved 2019-01-26.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. "Who Are Contenders for Biden's Cabinet?". The New York Times. 11 November 2020. Retrieved 11 November 2020.
  5. Yglesias, Matthew (2020-10-15). "Who would Joe Biden pick to fill his Cabinet?". Vox. Retrieved 2020-10-15.
  6. "PN122 — Julie A. Su — Department of Labor". U.S. Congress. Retrieved 2021-02-14.
  7. "PN122 - Nomination of Julie A. Su for Department of Labor, 117th Congress (2021-2022)". www.congress.gov. 2021-07-12. Retrieved 2021-07-13.
  8. "President Biden Nominates Julie Su for Secretary of the Department of Labor". The White House. February 28, 2023. Retrieved February 28, 2023.