Chao Launches New DoL Agency

March 7, 2001 ( - Labor Secretary Elaine Chao has announced plans to create a new agency within the Department of Labor, called the Office of the 21st Century Workforce.

First up on the new office’s agenda is a Summit on the 21st Century Workforce this spring, calling on leaders from business, labor, and government “to address the structural changes that are affecting our workforce and our economy,” Chao told Labor Department employees, according to BNA.