Bloomberg Law
Sept. 12, 2019, 2:11 PMUpdated: Sept. 12, 2019, 2:43 PM

Labor Secretary Pick Scalia Gets Sept. 19 Senate Hearing (1)

Ben Penn
Ben Penn

The Senate will hold a confirmation hearing on Sept. 19 for the president’s labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia, the chamber’s Labor Committee announced today.

Scalia, a veteran business attorney specializing in workplace and administrative law, will testify at 9 a.m. EST in a hearing that’s shaping up as a partisan affair. Democrats will focus on the nominee’s history of corporate representation, while Republicans likely will call attention to his expertise in labor law.

But Democrats face dim chances of blocking Scalia’s confirmation in the Republican-majority Senate. The hearing will set the stage for a vote from the 23 members on ...

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