A labor source confirms for CBS News that Rep. Hilda Solis, D-Calif., will be named labor secretary.
Solis, 51, was just elected to her fifth term representing California's 32nd district in Southern California.
She would be the third Hispanic in Mr. Obama's Cabinet. The other two are N.M. Gov. Bill Richardson as Commerce secretary and Colo. Sen. Ken Salazar as Interior secretary.
Solis, 51, was also an early and vocal supporter of Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential bid.