Civil rights groups want OSHA to respond to a petition submitted over a year ago.
The NLRB's move was hailed by labor and derided by business groups.
Court ruled a contractor doesn't have to pay workers for time standing in security lines.
Federal contractors are prohibited from discriminating against gay employees under new rules.
Top business groups remain adamant that a legislative solution is required.
The push comes amid an overhaul of the agency’s healthcare system.
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.
Business groups are assailing a pair of actions taken by the NLRB.
The National Labor Relations Board decision lets employees use work email for union business.
But the ruling included no finding that the firm negotiated in bad faith.
Conservatives are calling the ongoing fast food employee protests dressed up public relations “...
They want President Obama to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour.
The issue will appear on ballots in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska and South Dakota.
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.