On September 30, Eugene Scalia was sworn into office as the official Secretary of Labor. Secretary Scalia previously served as Solicitor of Labor, pursuing initiatives to protect low-wage workers, reduce unnecessary regulatory burdens, and enhance enforcement of workplace safety laws. Prior to his confirmation, he was a longtime labor and employment partner at business law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Washington, D.C. When OFCCP Director Craig Leen was asked about Secretary Scalia, Leen stated that Scalia supports the OFCCP’s mission and believes in legal clarity and better certainty for contractors, compliance assistance, transparency, and avoiding long audits when there are no violations.