Florida International University School of Law Dean Alexander Acosta will succeed Democratic Party boss Tom Perez as secretary of labor.
Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta will head to the full Senate floor after clearing a cloture vote to avoid filibuster on Wednesday.
A Planned Parenthood executive was once again caught on tape haggling over the prices of fetal body parts in a new video released by the Center for Medical Progress.
A group led by former Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter reportedly purchased the Miami Marlins baseball franchise.
The Senate is expected to confirm Alexander Acosta as the next Secretary of Labor by the end of the week.
Five union pension plans are heading toward bankruptcy in the next 20 years if the federal government does not approve benefit cuts to retirees.
A high-ranking member of the Teamsters who earned more than $300,000 last year is seeking donations from the rank and file to defend himself in a corruption probe launched by the union.
An analysis by a pro-free-market think tank estimates that at least 1,000 federal workers paid for with taxpayer dollars exclusively worked for labor organizations rather than performing duties at their government jobs.
Organized labor spent a record $1.7 billion on politics and lobbying during the 2016 election cycle, with the vast majority of money coming from member dues and supporting Democrats.
One of the nation’s largest unions is attempting to rally support among members in an effort to head off defections during the Trump era.