The Honorable Portia Wu has been serving as Maryland's Secretary of Labor since the beginning of 2023. Prior to this position, Secretary Wu was the Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training at the United States Department of Labor. She also served as Special Assistant and Senior Policy Advisor to President Barack Obama for Labor and Workforce, and as the Labor Policy Director for Senator Edward M. Kennedy.
In her current role, she oversees the Labor Office as an economic driver for the state by providing businesses, the workforce, and the consuming public with customer-focused regulatory, employment, and training services. Join us as she speaks with Kimberly Prescott of Prescott HR to learn more about her vision for the office and what the future holds for Maryland's Department of Labor!