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Aug. 21, 2023, 4:50 PM

Biden Names Veteran Union Official as Labor Policy Adviser (1)

Jordan Fabian
Jordan Fabian
Bloomberg News

President Joe Biden has picked Brendan Danaher, a former Department of Transportation aide and longtime union official, as his new top labor policy adviser.

Danaher joined the White House National Economic Council on Monday as a deputy director, according to a White House official. He replaces Celeste Drake, who left her post this month to join the United Nations’ labor agency.

The appointment comes at a critical time for Biden, who is confronting a series of contentious union negotiations.

The United Auto Workers union is locked in tough contract talks with Detroit’s Big Three automakers, and a work ...

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