New Labor Department regulations on personal caretakers threaten to drive seniors from their homes and slash work hours for workers in the field, according to critics.
The Department of Labor’s workplace safety watchdog has quietly crafted a legal interpretation of a longstanding rule that will allow labors representatives into non-union shops.
Documents show Labor Secretary nominee Tom Perez used his private email account to leak information about official business while he was assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform said in a Wednesday letter to Perez.
Republicans grilled President Barack Obama’s labor secretary nominee Tom Perez during his confirmation hearing on Thursday.
A Senate committee will begin debate on President Barack Obama’s controversial nominee to head the Department of Labor Thursday morning.
Labor Secretary Hilda Solis announced her sudden resignation on Wednesday in a move that surprised insiders, who quickly began speculating on potential replacements.
The United States Department of Labor announced on Dec. 26 that they are suing the National Council of La Raza Action Fund for the wrongful termination of a whistleblower.
The Obama administration may have provided defense contractors with faulty legal advice this week that could expose them to a flurry of expensive labor lawsuits.
Tens of thousands of employees of government contractors may receive dismissal notices just days before the presidential election, as a result of President Obama’s defense spending cuts, which will go into effect in early 2013.
The Daily Caller reports that the Obama administration uses a very broad definition when classifying the economy’s “green jobs.”