Perez, who previously ran the DOJ's Civil Rights Division, is one of the front-runners.
Labor groups say the federal Ebola response has exposed shortfalls in the system.
The regs extend minimum wage and overtime rights to millions of home healthcare workers.
GOP lawmakers urged DOL not to increase the wages of home care workers to $7.25 an hour.
Reps. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.) on Wednesday urged the Labor Department...
Sharon Block’s nomination was approved over GOP objections.
The Supreme Court found Sharon Block’s 2012 appointment was unconstitutional.
Supreme Court found Sharon Block's 2012 appointment unconstitutional.
The president highlighted recent economic successes and efforts to boost workers’ pay.
Union officials are up in arms over the NFL's request of payment from would-be performers.
New rules allow federal workers to scale back hours and tap into pensions.
GOP lawmakers are planning to attack the NLRB if they take back the Senate.
Richard Trumka says executive action is needed to stamp out the threat.
Nurses want Obama to set national safety standards to protect health workers.
The National Restaurant Association is blasting new regulations as executive overreach.
The pay hike applies to thousands of companies with federal contracts.
The Labor Department expects to issue a final rule next week.
The Speaker derided the rise of "arrogant agencies" in Washington.
The United Farm Workers insisted that "justice delayed is justice denied."
A Republican majority could spell disaster for labor's agenda.
Rep. Issa is requesting additional documents from the agency.
The Economic Policy Institute says the forthcoming rule will help women and minorities.
The draft regulations are the latest in a series of initiatives targeting contractors.
LinkedIn has paid nearly $6 million in back pay and damages for underpaying more than 350 workers.