Labor Secretary pick opposes many current regulations

Mitchell Hartman Dec 9, 2016
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Andrew Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, exits after his meeting with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump International Golf Club, November 19, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey. Puzder has been tapped for Secretary of Labor under the Trump administration.   Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Labor Secretary pick opposes many current regulations

Mitchell Hartman Dec 9, 2016
Andrew Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, exits after his meeting with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump International Golf Club, November 19, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey. Puzder has been tapped for Secretary of Labor under the Trump administration.   Drew Angerer/Getty Images
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President-elect Donald Trump has has tapped fast food executive Andy Puzder as his nominee Secretary of Labor.

Puzder is Chief Executive of CKE Restaurants Holdings-that’s the parent of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s. The fast-food conglomerate has 75,000 employees when you include franchises and more than $4 billion in worldwide sales.

Puzder has a track record of supporting pro-business labor policies, and opposition to measures President Barack Obama has taken over the last eight years to tighten regulations on wages, pay equity, union rights, overtime and the like. 

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