Bloomberg Law
Dec. 21, 2021, 6:49 PM

Biden Faces Decision to Re-Up Wage-Hour, Employee Benefits Picks

Paige Smith
Paige Smith

A pair of nominees for leadership roles at the U.S. Labor Department, including the pick to be the nation’s top wage-hour official, must be renominated in the new year, raising the likelihood of greater delays.

David Weil, the Biden administration’s choice to serve as Wage and Hour Division administrator, and Lisa Gomez, the nominee to run DOL’s employee benefits agency, were among a list of federal executive branch nominees who weren’t allowed to remain in pending status when the Senate left for its holiday recess.

That means the White House will have to nominate them again when Congress returns in ...

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