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GOP Senators Implore Biden to Nominate Different Wage-Hour Chief

Dec. 29, 2021, 9:55 PM

Republican senators are calling on the White House to change course with its selection for the U.S. Department of Labor’s head wage-hour regulator.

President Joe Biden in June nominated David Weil to again lead the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division, a post he held during part of the Obama administration. His nomination languished for months after a tie vote in the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. The Senate failed to confirm Weil before ending its business for the year.

Biden must now decide whether Weil will remain his pick for the role or if he’ll select a candidate ...