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Two Senior Officials Exit Labor Department’s Wage Division (1)

Feb. 4, 2020, 5:13 PMUpdated: Feb. 4, 2020, 7:44 PM

The Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division is losing its two most senior career officials this week, depriving the agency of a pair of experienced leaders as it implements a series of regulations that will alter its enforcement activities.

Patricia Davidson, formerly WHD’s associate administrator for regional and enforcement support, has taken a new post this week as deputy director of a different DOL subagency, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, sources with direct knowledge told Bloomberg Law. Davidson worked at WHD for decades and ascended to become WHD’s top career senior executive, overseeing regional-level enforcement of minimum wage, ...

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