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Labor Agency Nominees Advance for Final Senate Vote

Feb. 27, 2019, 6:10 PM

The Senate labor committee Feb. 27 advanced several of President Donald Trump’s nominees for the Labor Department and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted along party lines to approve the nominations of Cheryl Stanton to run the DOL Wage and Hour Division and Scott Mugno to lead the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The panel also approved William Beach to be Bureau of Labor Statistics commissioner and John Pallasch for assistant labor secretary for employment and training.

The committee voted to approve Janet Dhillon (R) to head the EEOC. If confirmed, Dhillon would...

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