Donald Trump is expected to tap fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the Labor Department, according to a source familiar with the decision.
The Department of Labor filed an appeal on Thursday asking the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a preliminary injunction against its new overtime regulations.
Large companies may move forward with new compensation policies aligned with the Obama administration’s overtime rules, despite a federal court’s injunction against those regulations, according to labor attorneys.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose from a 43-year low last week, but remained below a level that is consistent with a tightening labor market.
A federal judge appointed by Barack Obama struck down one of the president’s signature labor regulations on Tuesday just days before it was to go into effect.
A federal judge in Texas could strike down another one of the Obama administration’s most controversial labor rules.
A Texas judge permanently blocked one of the Obama administration’s most controversial labor policies, which critics say would have hampered the First Amendment rights of employers.
A federal judge barred the Labor Department from implementing a new policy that would force companies to disclose any advice they seek during union elections.
Texas District Court Judge Samuel Cummings granted an injunction against the Department of Labor’s new disclosure requirements known as the Persuader Rule just days before the rule was to take effect.