Tag: Labor Department

Trump’s Labor Pick Withdraws From Consideration

Fast food CEO Andrew “women are meat” Puzder has withdrawn his nomination to head the Trump Labor Department Puzder was under pressure over questions stemming from his byzantine business interests, details about his acrimonious divorce and revelations that he employed an undocumented immigrant as a housekeeper. After a series of delays, Puzder, the CEO of …

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A Labor Department that cheats labor

Original article by Elizabeth Schulte via socialistworker.org.

I’m at work, so this will be short, but the key paragraph is here:

According to two new reports by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) allowed complaints of bosses not paying wages to millions of workers to go ignored. The WHD is responsible for enforcing the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the 1938 law that established the minimum wage and workers’ right to overtime pay.

W’s Labor Department: A contradiction in terms?