Biden meets with tech, retail, auto CEOs, labor leaders
WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden planned to meet with labor leaders and chief executives from tech, retail and auto companies on Monday during a conference call on the economy, a transition aide said
WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden planned to meet with labor leaders and chief executives from tech, retail and auto companies on Monday during a conference call on the economy, a transition aide said.
The chief executives are General Motors Co's Mary Barra, Microsoft Corp's Satya Nadella, Target Corp's Brian Cornell and Gap Inc's Sonia Syngal, the aide said, while labor leaders include AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka and the heads of the Service Employees International Union and United Auto Workers.
(Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt; Writing by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Franklin Paul)
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