Secretary of LaborDecember 19, 2008 at 1:21 am | Posted in Department of Labor | 1 Comment
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The Department of Labor is summarized into the following categories:
- Employment Standards Administration (ESA)
Wages & Hours
Employee Polygraph Protection Act
Garnishment of Wages
The Family and Medical Leave Act
Government Contracts, Grants, or Financial Aid
Migrant & Seasonal Agricultural Workers
Workplace Safety & Health
- Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)
- Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
- Unions & Their Members
- Veteran Employment & Training Service (VETS)
- Mine Safety & Health
- Plant Closings & Layoffs
UPDATE (1/9/09): Confirmation hearings have begun.
UPDATE (1/19/09): Republicans are attempting to block Hilda Solis’ confirmation.
UPDATE (2/4/09): Anti-worker Republicans continue to block Hilda Solis’ confirmation; President Obama appoints Ed Hugler, a career Labor employee and the deputy assistant secretary for operations, to serve as acting secretary.