Scalia Becomes Secretary of Labor

On September 30, Eugene Scalia was sworn in as the new Secretary of Labor. Scalia was confirmed by the Senate on a party line vote. He replaces Alex Acosta, who resigned as Secretary of Labor earlier in the year. As we noted in an earlier post, Eugene Scalia had...

Scalia Nomination Advances to Senate Floor

The nomination of Eugene Scalia to be the new Secretary of Labor has advanced to the full Senate. On Tuesday, September 24, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee approved Scalia’s nomination on a party-line 12 to 11 vote. Scalia would...

Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta to Resign

On Friday, July 12 Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta announced that he will resign on July 19. Current Deputy Secretary of Labor Patrick Pizzella will become acting secretary until President Trump appoints a permanent replacement to the position. President Trump’s...