Bloomberg Law
April 28, 2021, 7:34 PM

Biden Aims to Pick Uber Critic Weil for Return as DOL Wage Chief

Ben Penn
Ben Penn

David Weil, the Obama administration’s top wage regulator who has supported government crackdowns on the workforce models of Uber Technologies Inc. and other gig-economy companies, is in line to become the White House’s nominee for his former post at the U.S. Labor Department, according to multiple sources familiar with the process.

U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh wants Weil to return to the role of Wage and Hour Division administrator, and the planned nomination depends on him clearing the administration’s check of his background and supporting paperwork, said the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity. It wasn’t clear when the ...

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