The Senate Wednesday turned back President Joe Biden’s nomination of David Weil as the U.S. Department of Labor’s top wage-hour regulator.
The 47-53 vote on a motion to proceed blocked a final vote on Weil to be the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division administrator.
Weil was Biden’s pick for the role since last June, but his nomination languished for much of last year. He had to be nominated again for the role in January.
It would have Weil’s second time leading the Wage and Hour Division. He’s a dean at Brandeis University. He previously served in the ...