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...

OFCCP Deputy Director to Leave Agency

Deputy Director Marika Litras will be leaving the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) on June 7, 2019. Dr. Litras has been a key part of the agency since joining OFCCP in June of 2004. She most recently had served as...

OFCCP Releases Compliance Check Information

As OFCCP prepares to begin conducting the compliance reviews associated with its recent Corporate Scheduling Announcement List, the agency has provided more information about the focused reviews and compliance checks it intends to do. OFCCP released a page on its...