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“I did want to take a minute to talk about the cherry blossoms… the history… talk about what it means,” said Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta on the occasion of the 2018 National Cherry Blossom Festival celebration hosted by The Ambassador-designate of Japan and Mrs. Shinsuke J. Sugiyama at ...
In a report to Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary R. Alexander Acosta, the Council notes that the general theme of its findings was the need to make retirement disclosures more understandable and useful for participants and to organize information within the required disclosures to reflect life events so ...

In a report to Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary R. Alexander Acosta, the Council notes that the general theme of its findings was the need to make retirement disclosures more understandable and useful for participants and to organize information within the required disclosures to reflect life events so ...
Hard-hatted workers filled two bleachers, while a third set included Trump's daughters, Tiffany and Ivanka, Congressmen Bob Gibbs (R-Lakeville) and Jim Renacci (R-Wadsworth), Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta. He congratulated Chao for finally ...
Hard-hatted workers filled two bleachers while a third set included Trump's daughters, Tiffany and Ivanka, Congressmen Bob Gibbs (R-Lakeville) and Jim Renacci (R-Wadsworth), Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta. He congratulated Chao for finally ...
Hard-hatted workers filled two bleachers, while a third set included Trump's daughters, Tiffany and Ivanka, Congressmen Bob Gibbs (R-Lakeville) and Jim Renacci (R-Wadsworth), Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta. He congratulated Chao for finally ...

Hard-hatted workers filled two bleachers, while a third set included Trump's daughters, Tiffany and Ivanka, Congressmen Bob Gibbs (R-Lakeville) and Jim Renacci (R-Wadsworth), Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta. He congratulated Chao for finally ...
The new language on tipping was negotiated by U.S. Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta and Senator Patty Murray, the top Democrat on the Republican-controlled Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. The provision, which forbids employers from keeping pooled tips or giving them to ...
The Trump administration has backed away from a proposed regulation that would have allowed restaurant owners and managers to pocket the tips of their workers. The change was negotiated by Senator Patty Murray, Democrat of Washington, and Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta after the proposal ...
During the House Appropriations Committee's Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee meeting about the 2019 fiscal year budget, Secretary R. Alexander Acosta said the Department of Labor is undertaking an initiative to recover $67 million in unpaid health ...
“The market has to think that is terrific.” Stocks were up strongly in Friday's trading after the report was released. R. Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, credited the recent tax bill for continuing to “boost economic confidence.” Mr. Golub, however, doubted the tax cuts should get much credit for this report, ...
Washington — The Department of Labor is seeking to recover $67 million in unpaid health and safety fines issued by the Mine Safety and Health Administration over the past decade, Secretary R. Alexander Acosta said during a hearing March 6 on the fiscal year 2019 budget. Acosta announced the ...
President Donald J. Trump nominated R. Alexander Acosta to be the 27th United States Secretary of Labor. He was sworn in on April 28, 2017. Secretary Acosta is the son of Cuban refugees, a native of Miami, and first-generation college graduate. He earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard University.
R. Alexander Acosta, the dean of Florida International University College of Law and a former United States attorney, was confirmed as labor secretary by the Senate on Thursday, becoming the only Latino in President Trump's cabinet. We're excited to welcome Alexander Acosta to the DOL family as the ...
R. Alexander Acosta, the nominee for labor secretary, also defended his decision as the United States attorney in Southern Florida to offer a lenient plea deal to a wealthy New Yorker accused of paying underage girls for sexual acts. For nearly three hours in front of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and ...
WASHINGTON — Moving quickly after his first choice for labor secretary withdrew his nomination amid controversy, President Trump made a seemingly safe selection on Thursday in R. Alexander Acosta, a Florida law school dean and former assistant attorney general. In Mr. Acosta, Mr. Trump has chosen ...
Patty Murray (D-WA) is among four lawmakers calling for Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta to address their concerns over OSHA's responses to a Government Accountability Office report, issued in November, on the health and safety of meat and poultry industry workers. In a letter sent Jan. 31, Murray ...

Comptroller Kevin Lembo said Tuesday he met with U.S. Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta and a coalition of other state leaders to urge protection of state rights in addressing a looming retirement savings crisis. Nearly 55 million people nationwide lack access to employer-sponsored retirement plans ...
and with Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta. Carteris also appeared with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and others on an AFL-CIO panel on sexual harassment. National Executive Director David White added, “These efforts...will accelerate our collective ability to make the improvements we are all ...
In addition, Carteris described her recent trip to Washington, D.C., where she and White met with congressional representatives on Capitol Hill, including Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), and with Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta. Carteris also appeared with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and others on a ...
R. Alexander Acosta, Secretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor. Two roofers fell more than 20 feet and sustained serious injuries at the residential construction site in October 2014, when a spruce board used for scaffolding snapped in half. OSHA inspectors investigated the work site and cited the two ...
Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos chaired the virtual meeting, and both emphasized the Trump administration's desire to get the apprenticeship expansion program rolled out as quickly as possible. The administration estimates that millions of jobs are ...
Court records indicate the Anstetts may be in default of that settlement. On Jan. 22, 2018, R. Alexander Acosta, the current secretary of labor, filed an order for the defendants to show why they should not be held in contempt for failure to comply. According to court documents, the defendants still owe $8,066 ...
Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos chaired the virtual meeting, and both emphasized the Trump administration's desire to get the apprenticeship expansion program rolled out as quickly as possible. The administration estimates that millions of jobs are ...
The senators made their request in a letter on Monday, directed to Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta and William Wiatrowski, who is acting commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Among the 22 senators who have co-signed are Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders.
Right now, we do not know how many gifted workers and innovators were unable to contribute to our country because they were forced to choose between working in a harassment-free workplace and their career,” the senators wrote in a letter to Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary R. Alexander Acosta ...
Law360, New York (January 19, 2018, 10:24 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge Friday ordered a $1.9 million sanction against a home health care staffing service in a U.S. Department of Labor overtime suit, saying the company has yet again failed to comply with an order to produce copies of nurses' payroll records.
Washington — Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is among five Senate Democrats who have expressed opposition to any rollback to the Mine Safety and Health Administration's respirable coal dust rule, in a letter sent Dec. 22 to Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta. West Virginia's junior senator, Shelley Moore ...
Law360, New York (January 10, 2018, 5:21 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Labor won an overtime suit against a Florida home health care staffing service on Wednesday when a Florida federal judge found the company failed to properly request employee paychecks from Wells Fargo as required by an October ...
15, 2017, Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta told officials that he authorized OSHA to hire Compliance Safety and Health Officers in August 2017 under a new, streamlined process “to bring new OSHA staff on board in an expedited manner to ensure that OSHA has the necessary personnel to carry out its ...
The Department of Labor issued a final rule Tuesday that details increases in civil monetary penalties due to inflation, as required by federal law. Occupational Safety and Health Administration penalties for serious, other-than-serious, posting requirement or failure-to-abate violations of the Occupational ...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a final rule Tuesday that details increases in civil penalties due to inflation, as required by federal law. Penalties for serious, other-than-serious, posting requirement or failure-to-abate violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act increased ...
Echoing Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta, Mugno touted the potential expansion of the Voluntary Protection Programs and “other compliance assistance programs.” Mugno said that those “should not be viewed as mutually exclusive from the other tools in the toolbox, such as enforcement and ...
Dave Brat wrote a letter to Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta, providing the tracking number for the lost paperwork and requesting that the department reopen the case. “Mr. and Mrs. Legora are the upstanding, hardworking immigrants this country wants to attract,” Brat wrote. “They are a wonderful ...
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. R. Alexander Acosta, the new secretary of labor, was all smiles as he addressed the class of more than ...
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. In 2002, he was appointed to serve as a member of the National Labor Relations Board, where he participated in or authored more ...
R. Alexander Acosta, the dean of Florida International University College of Law and a former United States attorney, was confirmed as labor secretary by the Senate on Thursday, becoming the only Latino in President Trump's cabinet. We're excited to welcome Alexander Acosta to the DOL family as the ...
R. Alexander Acosta, the nominee for labor secretary, also defended his decision as the United States attorney in Southern Florida to offer a lenient plea deal to a wealthy New Yorker accused of paying underage girls for sexual acts. For nearly three hours in front of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and ...
MIAMI — In 2008, three years after R. Alexander Acosta had decamped from the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division for the United States attorney's post in South Florida, the Justice Department's in-house investigator laid out a damning conclusion: Under Mr. Acosta's watch, his office had repeatedly ...
WASHINGTON — Moving quickly after his first choice for labor secretary withdrew his nomination amid controversy, President Trump made a seemingly safe selection on Thursday in R. Alexander Acosta, a Florida law school dean and former assistant attorney general. In Mr. Acosta, Mr. Trump has chosen ...
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D–NY), is urging the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to collect data on the economic costs of sexual harassment in the labor force. Along with 21 other Democratic senators, Gillibrand wrote a letter earlier this week to Department of Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta and ...
"Whether an employee works in the front of the house or the back of the house, an employee's efforts affect a customer's experience," says a comment in favor of the change that the National Federation of Independent Business submitted to Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta. Detractors say it would let ...
He said he'd raised the idea with OSHA administrator nominee Scott Mugno and U.S. Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta, who oversees OSHA, and both were open to the idea. In 2014, Schumer was a leader among the federal legislators who successfully pushed the U.S. Transportation Department to ...
The Department of Labor issued a final rule Tuesday that details increases in civil monetary penalties due to inflation, as required by federal law. Occupational Safety and Health Administration penalties for serious, other-than-serious, posting requirement or failure-to-abate violations of the Occupational ...
Echoing Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta, Mugno touted the potential expansion of the Voluntary Protection Programs and “other compliance assistance programs.” Mugno said that those “should not be viewed as mutually exclusive from the other tools in the toolbox, such as enforcement and ...
Dave Brat wrote a letter to Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta, providing the tracking number for the lost paperwork and requesting that the department reopen the case. “Mr. and Mrs. Legora are the upstanding, hardworking immigrants this country wants to attract,” Brat wrote. “They are a wonderful ...
After Trump's Secretary of Labor, R. Alexander Acosta, informed LePage in August that his proposal would violate federal law, the governor ...
In a hearing before the House Education and the Workforce Committee on Nov. 15, Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta said OSHA is ...
... including Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn, Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta, and Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway.
R. Alexander Acosta, the Labor secretary, testified Wednesday, at a hearing organized by the House Education and the Workforce Committee, ...


 

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