- Labor Secretary Marty Walsh will leave his position in the Biden administration to head the NHL players’ union.
- Walsh is a former mayor of Boston.
- Walsh is the first statutory member of President Joe Biden’s cabinet to step down.
labor secretary Marty Walsh will leave his position in the Biden administration to head the NHL players’ union, sources confirmed to NBC News on Tuesday.
Walsh, 55, is a former mayor of Boston.
His planned departure to become executive director of the National Hockey League’s Players Association was first reported by the daily faceoffA hockey news site.
Walsh is the first statutory member of President Joe Biden’s cabinet to step down.
The Daily Faceoff reported that Walsh was presented last Friday as the top choice on the National Hockey League Players’ Association’s executive board to replace Don Fehr as executive director.
Walsh appeared on the board via Zoom, with the outlet reporting that he expected to earn about $3 million annually from the job.
Walsh, who is the son of Irish immigrants, joined the Laborers Union Local in Boston after dropping out of college at age 21. He later became the president of the local.
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