May 5, 1987 The President today announced his intention to nominate Fred William Alvarez to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Employment Standards Administration). This is a new position.
Since 1984 Mr. Alvarez has been serving as the Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Prior to this, he was an attorney with the firm Sutin, Thayer & Browne, 1980 - 1984.
Mr. Alvarez graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1972) and Stanford University School of Law (J.D., 1975). He was born June 11, 1949, in Las Cruces, NM. Mr. Alvarez is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA.