American businesses are up in arms about a new labor rule that will allow the federal government to publish sensitive safety data on a public database, potentially fueling union organizing and frivolous lawsuits.
Here are five scandals that could come back to haunt the Democrats if they select Thomas Perez as vice president.
The Department of Labor has proposed a rule that would restrict what advice a financial expert could give to employees, a move that would cost middle-class savers $80 billion in lost savings, according to a report from the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
Congressional Republicans are pressing Labor Secretary Tom Perez to come clean about whether the Department of Labor is working with other regulators to crack down on franchising operations.
In the next 10 years, manufacturing employment is projected to decline and is expected to lose 814,100 jobs by 2024, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Department of Labor (DOL) issued instructions for how private businesses should address a transgender individual who wants to use a different bathroom, arguing that allowing transwomen to use the ladies bathroom is a matter of “health and safety.”
The Obama administration released new regulations on Wednesday that critics say will hinder businesses from competing for government contracts.
Veteran management-side labor attorneys say franchise businesses are facing a “perfect storm” of assault from labor regulators and unions.
The suspension of a popular visa program by the Department of Labor following a court ruling has left many businesses without the labor force needed to perform seasonal tasks.
Rumors that President Barack Obama may tap controversial Labor Secretary Tom Perez to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder are drawing fire from government and labor watchdogs.
The White House is considering naming Perez to be the nation’s top law enforcement official, according to a report published Monday by Politico. Perez, a two-time Obama appointee at the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and the Department of Labor, would succeed Holder, whose tenure was marred by controversy, scandal, and calls for his resignation.