WASHINGTON, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading national non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Alexander Acosta as U.S. Department of Labor Secretary:
"We are very proud of Alexander Acosta's confirmation as U.S. Labor Secretary," said Hector Barreto, The Latino Coalition Chairman and former U.S. Small Business Administrator. "Acosta is an excellent choice for this crucial Cabinet position and his outstanding record of achievement reaffirms that he will fight for the American worker. As the first confirmed Hispanic member of Trump's Cabinet, we applaud and look forward to working with Acosta in his new role, and we have no doubt his extensive experience will help lead America's labor force to economic growth and prosperity."
ABOUT THE LATINO COALITION- The Latino Coalition (TLC) was founded in 1995 by a group of Hispanic business owners from across the country to research and develop policies solutions relevant to Latinos. TLC is a non-profit nationwide organization with offices in California, Washington, DC and Guadalajara, Mexico. Established to address and engage on key issues that that directly affect the well-being of Hispanics in the United States, TLC's agenda is to create and promote initiatives and partnerships that will foster economic equivalency and enhance and empower overall business, economic and social development for Latinos. Visit www.thelatinocoalition.com.
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SOURCE The Latino Coalition