Bloomberg Law
Dec. 31, 2018, 11:05 AM

Labor Department Official Opts for California Over Confirmation

Chris Opfer
Chris Opfer

A key Labor Department official and the face of an effort to expand overtime pay requirements is leaving the agency and withdrawing his name from consideration for another post.

Bryan Jarrett, the department’s acting wage and hour administrator and President Donald Trump’s pick to run the DOL’s policy shop, will resign at the end of the week. Jarrett said in an email to colleagues in the Wage and Hour Division that he recently accepted a job in California.

“I am honored to have worked in such an excellent organization,” Jarrett said in the email.

The move comes as the Labor ...

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