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 [...]
On February 16, 2017, President Trump announced his selection of Alexander Acosta as the new nominee for Secretary of Labor. This was less than a day after Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination. Currently, Mr. Acosta is dean of the College of Law at Florida International University and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of [...]
In December 2016, we posted an article about President Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor, Andrew F. Puzder. Today Mr. Puzder withdrew his nomination. We will keep you updated on who President Trump nominates next for the Secretary of Labor.
On December 8, 2016, president-elect Donald Trump selected Andrew F. Puzder as nominee for Secretary of Labor. Since 2000 he has served as CEO of CKE Restaurants, Inc., which is the parent company of the Carl’s Jr and Hardee’s restaurant chains. He received his juris doctorate from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, [...]