William Spriggs is the former Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor. He currently serves as the chief economist to the AFL-CIO and has been professor of economics at Howard University since 2012.
Spriggs’ economic expertise lies in workforce issues, labor, tax and public policy. Prior to his position at AFL-CIO, he lead economic policy development at the Economic Policy Institute, National Urban League, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Join Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress.
His work has been featured in Politic365 and on the Washington Post’s PostTV. Spriggs has also appeared on NPR as an economics expert.
Chief Economist, AFL-CIO
Professor of Economics, Howard Univeristy
Areas of Expertise: Economics, Federal Policy, Labor
Location: Washington, DC
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