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Jan. 18, 2022, 11:10 AM

Punching In: Nominee’s Past Shows Dangers of New Overtime Rule

Rebecca Rainey
Rebecca Rainey
Senior Reporter
Paige Smith
Paige Smith

Monday morning musings for workplace watchers

Déjà Vu at WHD | Does the PRO Act Have a Pulse?

Rebecca Rainey: What’s old could one day be new again at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, perhaps in more ways than one.

The Senate labor panel’s surprise vote to advance David Weil—on the strength of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) being absent—teed him up for the full Senate to consider whether he should return to his Obama-era post as WHD administrator.

Confirmation may not be a sure thing—Weil previously had a Sen. Joe Manchin problem. But if ...

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