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FILE - This Sept. 10, 2012 file photo shows Labor Secretary Hilda Solis addresses employees outside the Flat Rock Assembly in Flat Rock, Mich. Solis told colleagues she is resigning from Obama administration. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

FILE - This Sept. 10, 2012 file photo shows Labor Secretary Hilda Solis addresses employees outside the Flat Rock Assembly in Flat Rock, Mich. Solis told colleagues she is resigning from Obama administration. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigns

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigned Jan. 9 from her position in the

Obama administration. Solis, a former California congresswoman, has

served in her position since her February 2009 confirmation.