Calif. Gov. Taps Adviser As New Labor Agency Head

Law360, San Diego (November 7, 2013, 7:37 PM EST) -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday said the head of California’s Labor and Workforce Development Agency has retired from his post and that Brown’s chief deputy legislative affairs secretary will take over the role.

David Lanier, a Democrat, was tapped by Brown to be the state’s new labor secretary, an appointment that requires confirmation from the state Senate. Brown said that though outgoing head Marty Morgenstern, also a Democrat, is retiring from the position he’s held since 2011, he will continue to serve the governor as an...
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