Alexius Hosts Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta
Saturday, July 22nd Alexius was proud to host Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on behalf of the IFA for a informal discussion on some of the major labor related issues US franchise organizations are having to face in today’s political climate. In attendance were representatives of some of Colorado’s leading franchisors, franchisees and small business organizations, resulting in a fruitful exchange of ideas and concerns.
About Rene Alexander Acosta: (born January 16, 1969) is an American attorney, academic, and politician who is the 27th and current United States Secretary of Labor. A Republican, he was appointed by President George W. Bush to the National Labor Relations Board and later served as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights and federal prosecutor for the Southern District of Florida. On February 16, 2017, President Donald Trumpnominated Acosta to be United States Secretary of Labor. Acosta is the first Hispanic member of Trump’s cabinet. He is the former dean of Florida International University College of Law.