Department of Labor

Trump Says Labor Secretary Acosta Resigning Amid Epstein Case

Acosta faced criticism for handling of Epstein plea bargain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has tendered his resignation and will be temporarily replaced by Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella.

Pritzker’s Investment Firm Bought Company Accused of Wage Theft

Same company also reported to be under investigation by EPA for massive chemical spill

J.B. PritzkerThe investment firm of JB Pritzker, the Democratic nominee for governor of Illinois, purchased a company that eventually settled a lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Labor for failing to fully pay employees their wages and overtime pay.

Watchdog Calls for Investigation into Obama Labor Appointee

CEI petitions National Labor Relations Board to investigate boardmember Pearce for leaking anti-franchise decision

A national labor watchdog says the federal government's top labor arbiter should launch an inquiry into allegations that an Obama appointee leaked the decision to vacate a ruling to labor lawyers ahead of its official release.