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.

 
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.   - 
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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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