UFCW Issues Support for Labor Nominee

The United Food & Commercial Workers Union yesterday called for “immediate confirmation” of President Obama’s choice for secretary of labor, Hilda Solis.

WASHINGTON — The United Food & Commercial Workers Union here yesterday called for “immediate confirmation” of President Obama’s choice for secretary of labor, Hilda Solis.

The Democratic lawmaker’s confirmation has been held up in the Senate, which some Republicans have questioned her stance on the Employee Free Choice Act, a labor bill that has been supported by Obama and other Democrats but is opposed by Republicans and by the supermarket industry. The bill, which passed

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