UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 06: Rep. Andy Levin, D-Mich., conducts a news conference with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in the Capitol on the "EV Freedom Act, which would create a nationwide electric vehicle charging infrastructure on Thursday,
"After a survey of the board, the UAW International Union sent a letter to the Biden Transition Team recommending Rep Andy Levin for Labor Secretary," confirmed a spokesperson for the union.
Levin has previously worked in the UAW's health and safety department and been affiliated with the AFL-CIO. He's also held roles in previous administrations working on labor rights and worker-management relations. He also served in Gov. Jennifer Granholm's administration in the Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth.
Other people who have been considered in the running include former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
A spokesperson from Levin declined to comment on the rumors.