BRASILIA (Reuters) - The lower house of the Brazilian Congress passed a bill on Wednesday to allow companies to outsource any job, a first move that was fiercely opposed by unions to reform the country's outdated labor laws.
Trump's Labor nominee was grilled at his confirmation hearing over his decision to cut a generous plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein.
President Trump's nominee for Labor Secretary provided a peek during his confirmation hearing on his approach to running the Labor Department. Several things he said made me ask myself: “will employees at the Labor Department challenge Alex Acosta to keep his word on that?”
The president’s second pick to lead the Labor Department told senators he would not allow partisan considerations to influence his decisions.
She'll concede Alexander Acosta is more qualified than Andrew Puzder, but her praise ends there. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) concedes that Alexander Acosta is more qualified to serve as labor secretary than Trump's previous pick, former Hardee's CEO Andrew Puzder. Show More Summary
Critics say Alexander Acosta’s settlement with Jeffrey Epstein was egregious and out of the ordinary.
Employers are required to maintain a log of workplace injuries and illnesses that occur during a five-year span, but an employer may only be cited for failing to keep proper health and safety records within six months. Critics say the Obama administration was trying to extend the penalty window to five years, describing the rule as an unlawful power grab.
The zoo's evening update featured comments by the pregnant giraffe's vet, who said April was “still happy, still healthy, still not in labor.”
Alexander Acosta's comments stand in sharp contrast to the president's statements on wage discrimination and equal pay. The post Trump’s Labor Department Pick Believes Pay Discrimination Is Real. Does It Matter? appeared first on Rewire.
It’s certain to be one of the more attention-grabbing cases Alexander Acosta, Donald Trump’s labor secretary pick, ever worked on. Jeffrey Epstein was a billionaire money manager with a list of high-profile friends who was accused of...Show More Summary
Hoo boy… the Supreme Court just ruled against Barack Obama’s unconstitutional appointment of National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Lafe Solomon after the Senate refused to vote on his nomination.
April, who is expecting her first child with 5-year-old mate Oliver, is yet to go into "active labor" despite being due for weeks.
Season 3 of the critically-acclaimed TV series American Crime on ABC (which began airing on March 12) is set in Alamance Country, North Carolina, and focuses on the concept of the “American Dream” and labor issues. While much of theShow More Summary
South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott tried to get Donald Trump's pick to run the Labor Department to take a stance on the last president’s overtime rules and offer a specific … Click to Continue »
Despite hard sell, Trump is still short on votes to pass health care bill March 22, 2017, 11:53 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Despite hard sell, Trump remains short on House votes to pass healthcare billHow the phony conspiracy theory on wiretapping...
I really don't know if this a justified line of attack, but hoo boy, this is a headline you really don't want to see about a cabinet nominee: Labor Secretary is turning out to be a little like being the drummer for Spinal Tap. The previous one not only had to withdraw under a hail of criticism, but he even lost his old job in the process. Show More Summary
On Monday night, Paul Ryan attempted to lure more of his far-right Republican compadres on board with the GOP’s proposed health care plan with a set of changes to the bill. The so-called “manager’s amendment” makes the American Health Care Act a significantly more conservative proposal that would mean severe cuts to coverage for the poorest Americans.
President Donald Trump’s second nominee for Labor secretary, law school dean R. Alexander Acosta, frustrated Democrats at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday by dodging questions about how he would handle some key workplace rules enacted by the Obama administration. But Acosta, a former Justice...
Alexander Acosta, testifying before a Senate committee, said little about how he would act on other issues if confirmed for the job. Continue reading ? The post Labor nominee Alexander Acosta says he won’t let politics influence hiring appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Trumps labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta defended his record as a U.S. Attorney and his secret non-prosecution deal with perverted billionaire and Trump pal, Jeffrey Epstein.