Pence Selects Labor Commissioner

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Governor Mike Pence has removed the interim tag from Indiana Department of Labor Commissioner Rick Ruble. He has served in the role on an interim basis since September and has been in other positions with the department since 2007. November 4, 2013

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Governor Mike Pence today named Rick Ruble Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Labor (DOL).

"Rick Ruble is the right man at the right time to lead the Indiana Department of Labor," said Pence. "With extensive experience in a variety of roles within the Indiana Department of Labor, his skills and background will serve him well as he strives to advance the safety, health and prosperity of the Hoosier workforce in the years ahead."

Ruble currently serves as Interim Commissioner for DOL, a position he has held since September 18, 2013. Prior to this role, Ruble served as Deputy Commissioner of Labor and General Counsel within the agency beginning in 2007. He also worked within DOL in the Research and Statistics division for ten years before graduating from law school in the late 1990s and entering private law practice.

Ruble, of Martinsville, earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana University and his law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Source: The Office of Governor Mike Pence