More Contempt for America Laborers

Labor Secretary Nominee Alexander Acosta Refuses to Commit to Obama-Era Labor Protections


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President Trump’s second nominee to head the Labor Department declined to say Wednesday whether he would enforce Labor Department regulations set by President Obama governing overtime pay, health and safety, and retirement. Under questioning from Senate Democrats in his confirmation hearing, Alexander Acosta repeatedly said he would defer to President Trump’s executive order asking agency heads to review pending regulations.

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