Nomination of Roberts T.
Jones To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor
August 1, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate Roberts T. Jones to be an
Assistant Secretary of Labor (Employment and Training). He would succeed Roger
1985 Mr. Jones has been Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Employment and
Training Administration for the Department of Labor in Washington, DC. Mr. Jones has been
with the Department of Labor since 1972, serving in several positions
including: Administrator of the Office of Job Training Programs for the
Employment and Training Administration, 1981 - 1985; Administrator of the
Office of Management Assistance for the Employment and Training Administration,
1978 - 1981; and director of the Office of Community Employment Programs for
the Employment and Training Administration, 1974 - 1978.
Jones graduated from the University of Redlands (B.A., 1962). He was
born April 24, 1940, in Visalia, CA. He served in the U.S.
Air Force, 1962 - 1966. He is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.