Labor Secretary Solis to host tribal leaders in DC
Labor Department Secretary Hilda L. Solis will host tribal leaders on Wednesday, November 4, prior to the White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.

Solis will discuss her priorities for economic and workforce development in Indian Country. Top department officials will participate in the event.

"This first-of-its-kind meeting will mark a new beginning in the ongoing collaboration between the Department of Labor and tribal nations," said Secretary Solis. "I look forward to integrating this priority into each of the department’s agencies, which will focus on building meaningful relationships that engage the tribes in our ongoing work."

In addition to scheduling the tribal meeting, Solis has appointed a new special assistant for Indian Affairs. Nicole Willis can be reached at 202-693-6453 and

The White House Tribal Nations Conference takes place on November 5.