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By Michelle Chapman, Alexandra Olson, Associated Press
The Republican GOP-led Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee panel has set a vote on the nomination early next week.
Labor Sec. Alex Acosta has resigned over criticism of his 2008 prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes. Acosta joined President Trump to make the announcement to reporters, two days after the Cabinet secretary had held a news conference to…
The Labor Department said Monday that the number of job openings increased 1.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted 7.1 million.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The plan calls for merging the education and labor departments and moving the federal food stamp program to the Department of Health and Human Services and renaming that agency. Many of the changes would require approval from Congress.
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By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Alexander Acosta, testifying before a Senate committee, said little about how he would act on other issues if confirmed for the job.
By PBS NewsHour
Names of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks continue to emerge on a daily basis. Judy Woodruff sits down with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks to discuss whether Mr. Trump’s Cabinet choices are antithetical to…
By Kristen Doerer
If you’re a salaried employee who makes under $47,476 a year, you will now be paid time and a half for every hour you work over 40 hours a week.
In our news wrap Friday, the latest numbers from the Department of Labor show that the U.S. economy added 160,000 jobs in April, short of the 215,000 many economists predicted, while unemployment remained flat at five percent. Also, early reports…
By Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
President Barack laid out what's needed to support the U.S. economy after a federal government report revealed weak job gains.
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