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White House kicks off new campaign against overtime exemptions

On March 14, 2014 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner In what business may view as the White House’s most substantial contribution to the Democrats’ 2014 mid-term election campaign, President Obama has directed Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez to “update” and “simplify” the overtime rules – but with a clear view towards narrowing the executive exemption at […]

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President Obama Nominates DOJ AAG Perez as Secretary of Labor

On March 21, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner Confirming the accuracy of a week-long swirl of rumors around Capitol Hill, on March 18, 2013, President Obama selected Thomas Perez to become the next Secretary of Labor. Mr. Perez presently is serving as Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice. […]

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