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Obama Nominee to head DOL Wage-And-Hour Division Emphasizes Strategic Enforcement

WASHINGTON —The Obama administration’s nominee to head the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division – the DOL agency that enforces minimum wage, overtime pay and other pay laws – will use “strategic enforcement” to communicate the message that all employers should obey labor laws, especially wage and hour laws. And that doesn’t mean, Harvard professor David Weil told the Senate […]

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Labor Department Celebrates Centennial

Buried in all the Washington flak over sequestration and budget cuts, the Labor Department celebrated its centennial on March 4.
The event was marked with films, interactive videos, a website history of DOL and congratulations from President Barack Obama – who has yet to nominate a permanent replacement for Secretary Hilda Solis. She retired in January.

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