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An Opinion on WHD Opinion Letters

Published June 28th, 2017 -

In his hearing yesterday before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta announced that DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) will reinstate the practice of providing “opinion letters.” These letters are legal interpretations of the laws t... More »


Filling the Cabinet: Candidates for Secretary of Labor

Published November 14th, 2016 -

Over the next few days, OnLabor will run a series of backgrounder posts on the candidates we understand to be under consideration for Secretary of Labor.  We start today with Victoria Lipnic, an EEOC Commissioner, who according to several published accounts is... More »


Who Will be Trump's Sec. of Labor?

Published November 9th, 2016 -

Politico has a piece up on possible cabinet nominees.  Here’s what they say about Labor: Labor secretary As with many Cabinet posts under Trump, the campaign and transition staff have been looking for a CEO or executive to lead the Labor Department. One ... More »