THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release February 13, 1998
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES RAYMOND L. BRAMUCCI AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION AT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
The President today announced his intent to nominate Raymond L. Bramucci as Assistant Secretary for the Employment and Training Administration at the Department of Labor.
Mr. Raymond L. Bramucci, of Bergenfield, New Jersey, is the Executive Director of the Seton Hall University Institute on Work, a not-for-profit organization advocating work place equity. In addition, he serves as an arbitrator on the New Jersey Board of Mediation, is a former Special Advisor to the President of Montclair State University, and most recently served as an adjunct professor of Political Science at Rutgers University. From 1990-1994, Mr. Bramucci was Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor, where he was a principal advisor to the Governor and chief executive officer of an agency with 4000 employees and a $375 million operating budget. From 1979-1990, he was Director of New Jersey operations for Senator Bill Bradley, where he directed the Senator's state offices and managed the state-wide staff. From 1957-1979, Mr. Bramucci rose to become a senior executive at the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Born in Ludlow, Massachusetts, Mr. Bramucci began his career in a variety of factory jobs in western Massachusetts.
The Employment and Training Administration oversees programs relating to employment services, job training, and unemployment insurance. The Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training is responsible for ensuring that programs funded through the agency are free from unlawful discrimination, fraud, and abuse, and for ensuring compliance with constitutional, statutory, and regulatory provisions.