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Wage-Hour Nominee Defended Domino’s, FedEx in Pay Lawsuits

Sept. 11, 2017, 7:13 PM

President Donald Trump’s nominee to head federal wage enforcement boasts an elite legal pedigree with high-ranking government service. But her career hasn’t included much work with the minimum wage and overtime laws she would be policing.

When the White House announced Sept. 1 its intent to nominate Cheryl Stanton as administrator of the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division, a press release highlighted her position since 2013 as executive director of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, an agency focused on unemployment benefits and job training. However, employer compensation policies are outside the purview of her South Carolina...

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