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Florida International University's newest law school graduates got a commencement speech from their dean on Friday, even though he's moved on to his new job in President Donald Trump's cabinet.
After Trump's inauguration, the Department of Justice twice asked the Fifth Circuit to give Department of Labor officials, including incoming Labor secretary R. Alexander Acosta, more time to decide if and how they might challenge the injunction, or, ...
"This budget reflects the Department of Labor's core mission and commitment to ensuring all Americans have access to good, safe jobs - and does so in a fiscally responsible way," Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta said in a press release. Meanwhile ...
The former dean of the FIU College of Law, R. Alexander Acosta, will return to campus on May 26 to address the 2017 graduating law class.
2, 2016, according to the complaint filed Monday by U.S. Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta. According to the complaint, spa assistants earned a set wage and also were entitled to receive part of the tips received by other employees, including hair ...
A recent article in the New York Times, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/10/opinion/Americas-toxic-workplace-rules.html, opined with respect to the effect President Trump's newly confirmed Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta may have on America's toxic ...
Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta was sworn on April 28. OSHA is part of the Labor Department. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced that it is extending a deadline for employers to electronically submit workplace injury ...
But according to The Center for Investigative Reporting, worker safety advocates are concerned the potential delay - one of the first major moves since Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta took office on May 5 - "will strip workers of protections and ...
As to whether the rule will be delayed again, go into effect at a later date or the Trump administration ultimately will kill it, Bullard said a lot of it depends on the new head of the DOL, R. Alexander Acosta. The U.S. Senate confirmed Acosta, Trump ...
In late April, the Senate confirmed R. Alexander Acosta '94 as secretary of labor. The dean of Florida International University College of Law, Acosta served as a member of the National Labor Relations Board early in George W. Bush's administration.
It was sent Wednesday to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta. The letter cites a BuzzFeed News investigation that raised questions about the visa program after finding that workers could be victims of ...
Critics worry that the potential delay - one of the first major moves under newly appointed Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta - will strip workers of protections and allow companies to dodge accountability. "Acosta is weighing in on the side of big ...
Any effort to delay the June 9 implementation date of the Labor Department's fiduciary rule will face significant procedural obstacles, and potential legal challenges, according to one administrative law expert.
New DOL Secretary R. Alexander Acosta's top goal is to block the fiduciary rule before its June 9 implementation date, ThinkAdvisor reports.
Another winner is R. Alexander Acosta, who was confirmed by the Senate as Secretary of Labor and was sworn in on April 28. Secretary Acosta is expected to chart a new path for the Department of Labor.
P.N. 88: To confirm R. Alexander Acosta as secretary of labor. Vote: Confirmed on April 27, 60-38, with 2 senators not voting.
... double the number of seasonal foreign workers allowed in the country under the H-2B program this year from 66,000 to 129,547, if he and labor secretary R. Alexander Acosta determine there is an economic need that can not be filled by American workers.
But, the confirmation on April 27, 2017 of new Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta squeaked through the door just before the first 100 days concluded and it could be an initial step towards the sort of employment regulation reform that many in the ...
R. Alexander Acosta was sworn in on April 28 to be the 27th U.S. Secretary of Labor. Acosta served in three presidentially appointed, Senate-confirmed positions previously.
While the DOL rule is alive, key senators instructed newly confirmed Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta to "conduct and finalize an exhaustive review of the final fiduciary rule before any part of the rule becomes applicable," ThinkAdvisor says.
The U.S. Senate voted 60-38-2 to confirm the nomination of R. Alexander Acosta, of Florida, to be Secretary of Labor. Voting no was U.S.
In light of comments by R. Alexander Acosta, President Trump's pick for Secretary of Labor, employers may see the DOL recommend a new overtime rule that lowers the salary level threshold set by the Obama administration.
The Senate voted 60-38 in favor of confirming R. Alexander Acosta of Florida as Secretary of Labor. Murphy and Blumenthal voted against Acosta's confirmation.
Labor secretary confirmed - R. Alexander Acosta, dean of Florida International University College of Law and a former U.S. attorney, was confirmed as labor secretary by the Senate on Thursday, becoming the only Latino in President Donald Trump's ...
R. Alexander Acosta was named Trump's nominee for secretary of labor on Feb. 16, 2017, a day after the president's first choice for the job, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name from consideration.
The Senate voted 60-38 in favor of confirming R. Alexander Acosta of Florida as Secretary of Labor. Murphy and Blumenthal voted against Acosta's confirmation.
... FIU's Institute of Water and Environment leadership engages with White House and Congressional leaders; West African research dialogue convened; Law Dean R. Alexander Acosta confirmed as Secretary of Labor; and corporate partner Ryder Systems, ...
... * The government won't shut down tonight: "The House of Representatives passed a short-term extension Friday morning to keep the government operating for another week, one step in averting a shutdown as negotiators continue to work on an agreement ...
The Senate has approved on Thursday the missing piece in Donald Trump's cabinet. R. Alexander Acosta, the dean of Florida International University College of Law and a former United States Attorney, will take over the Labor Secretary position, says The ...
Facing a Senate committee in March, R. Alexander Acosta defended himself against Democrats who voiced concerns that he might allow conservative ideologues to shape the Labor Department.
Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) today introduced the Unauthorized Spending Account (USA) Act of 2017, legislation designed to restore Congressional authority over the power of the purse by ensuring all federal programs are properly ...
The New York Times included R. Alexander Acosta, Trump's second nominee for labor secretary, and to the best of our knowledge Trump's cabinet has remained unchanged since this time.
"President Trump has re-energized the drive for fundamental tax reform that creates growth and jobs. The plan cuts taxes for businesses and individuals and simplifies the code so Americans can file on a postcard.
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2008 file photo, R. Alexander Acosta talks to reporters during a news conference in Miami. President Donald Trump says he's has chosen Acosta to be labor secretary.
This week the Senate will vote on the confirmation of President Trump's nominee R. Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor.
FILE - In this March 23, 2017 file photo, agriculture Secretary-designate, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue arrives to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington to testify at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry ...
Business groups have wish lists for more sweeping changes they'd like. But with Trump's nominee, R. Alexander Acosta, still waiting for Senate approval, the agency in charge of worker protections is in limbo and it's unclear how everything will play out.
Trump has tapped R. Alexander Acosta -- dean of the Florida International University law school -- to lead the Labor Department.
Trump has tapped R. Alexander Acosta - dean of the Florida International University law school - to lead the Labor Department.
Indeed, due to Democrat obstruction three Cabinet Secretaries, agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer remain unconfirmed. Then again, there may be some benefit in a ...
Last month, President Trump's nomination of R. Alexander Acosta to be secretary of labor was approved by a Senate committee, even though the nominee's testimony had left unclear whether he would be more interested in protecting employers' prerogatives ...
... the order gives the DOL the option of "rescinding or revising" the version of the rule the Financial Services industry and employers have been prepping for.
Trump has tapped R. Alexander Acosta - dean of the Florida International University law school - to lead the Labor Department.
Members of the Senate Health, education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 12-11 on March 30 to support the nomination of R. Alexander Acosta to be the next secretary of Labor. Acosta told members of the HELP Committee during his March 22 ...
Members of the Senate Health, education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 12-11 on March 30 to support the nomination of R. Alexander Acosta to be the next secretary of Labor. Acosta told members of the HELP Committee during his March 22 ...
Labor Secretary nominee R. Alexander Acosta at his confirmation hearing on March 22 (Photo: Diego Radzinschi). As the Department of Labor at press time continued to grapple with whether to delay the effective date of its fiduciary rule (the consensus ...
The U.S. Department of Labor appealed the judge's ruling, but it is unclear whether the administration of President Donald Trump will pursue the case.
A Senate committee on Thursday narrowly approved R. Alexander Acosta to be Labor secretary, moving to fill one of President Trump's few remaining vacant Cabinet posts.
R. Alexander Acosta, President Donald Trump's nominee to be Labor secretary, told the Senate Health, education, Labor & Pensions Committee on March 22 that, if confirmed, he would follow the president's Feb. 3 executive order directing Labor to review ...


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