Dickerson Appointed Acting Secretary of Kentucky Labor Cabinet
June 14, 2018
On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, Governor Matt Bevin announced the appointment of David Dickerson as Acting Secretary of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet, responsible for coordinating and promoting positive working relationships between labor and industry, while enforcing state labor laws. For the past two and a half years, Dickerson has served as Secretary of the Public Protection Cabinet, overseeing nine diverse regulatory and licensing agencies. Mike Nemes, who has served as Acting Secretary of the Labor Cabinet since Secretary Derrick Ramsey’s move to the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, will return to his prior role as Deputy Secretary. Governor Bevin also appointed Gail Russell, who previously served as Deputy Secretary and Small Business Ombudsman under Dickerson, as Acting Secretary of the Public Protection Cabinet.