US President Joe Biden on Friday introduced his intent to appoint Indian-American civil rights lawyer and labour advocate Seema Nanda for the put up of Solicitor of the Department of Labour.
“Today (Friday), President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Seema Nanda for Solicitor of the Department of Labour,” the White House stated in a press release.
Ms Nanda served as Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff and Deputy Solicitor on the US Department of Labour within the Obama-Biden administration.
Earlier, she spent over 15 years in numerous roles as a labour and employment legal professional, largely in authorities service.
Ms Nanda led the now named Office of Immigrant and Employee Rights Section of the US Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division the place she served as a supervisor legal professional within the Division of Advice on the National Labour Relations Board, and labored as an affiliate in non-public apply in Seattle.
After the Obama-Biden administration, Ms Nanda led the Democratic National Committee as CEO and served as COO and Executive Vice President on the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Ms Nanda is presently a fellow at Harvard Law School’s Labour and Worklife Programme.
She grew up in Connecticut and is a graduate of Brown University and Boston College Law School.