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The centrist Democrat is having second thoughts about Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, who once helped sex offender Jeffrey Epstein avoid prosecution.
The stakes are high for millions of Americans — and the 2020 election.
The Trump administration is rolling out a plan that would help insulate big franchisers from allegations of wage theft.
Is there a shortage of truckers? Freight not, according to a paper published by the Labor Department.
The National Employment Law Project says staffing at the agency is at a historic low, and workers will pay a price.
The administration finally released a long-awaited plan to update overtime regulations. It's basically a watered-down version of Obama's.
Application lands at Labor Department after media exposes undocumented workers at Trump businesses.
A new drug-testing proposal has profound implications for future regulations of all kinds.
The "persuader rule," championed by unions and the Obama administration, is officially dead.
Weak wage growth belies the notion of a labor scarcity.
Former Obama-era officials say the two agencies have completely different missions and should stay separate.
Experts say the choice to lead the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. wasn't based on qualifications.
The Trump administration is taking the reins off low-wage employers. It's a stark reversal from the Obama years.
While Andy Puzder ran Hardee's, its franchisees altered timecards, deducted pay for uniforms and even broke child labor law.
We'll see if Trump's team is ready to target industries, like fast food, where workers often get stiffed.