Administrator Jessica Looman and Congressman Tom Emmer to Speak at CEA National Issues Conference

DOL's Wage and Hour Division Administrator joins the House Majority Whip in addressing attendees during the May 6-8 event.

   Jessica Looman                              Tom Emmer

Jessica Looman, Administrator of the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, and House Majority Whip Tom Emmer (R-MN) will address attendees at the upcoming CEA National Issues Conference on May 6-8, 2024, at the Royal Sonesta Washington DC Capitol Hill. 

On October 26, 2023, President Biden appointed Jessica Looman Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division. She had previously served as the Principal Deputy Administrator of WHD since Wednesday, January 20, 2021. WHD enforces worker protections and provides outreach and education about federal labor laws, including minimum wage, overtime, child labor, and family and medical leave. 

Before joining WHD, Administrator Looman served as the Executive Director of the Minnesota State Building and Construction Trades Council, where she advocated to expand construction career pathways, protected the physical and financial health of union construction workers, and increased private and public investment in construction infrastructure. 

Congressman Emmer was sworn in for his first term in the U.S. House of Representatives on January 6, 2015. He is currently serving his fifth term.

After serving as the Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee for the 116th Congress and again for the 117th Congress, Congressman Emmer was elected by his fellow Republican colleagues to be the House Majority Whip. The Congressman sits on the House Financial Services Committee. 

Click here to learn more about and register for the 2024 CEA National Issues Conference.