Obama Retaps Rodriguez To Head DOL Division

Law360, New York (January 6, 2011, 1:04 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama has renominated veteran prosecutor Leon Rodriguez to head the Wage and Hour Division at the U.S. Department of Labor, a sign the White House is continuing its crackdown on labor law violations.

The White House sent Rodriguez’s name to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, along with a slew of other picks for posts in his administration, including his nominee for deputy attorney general.

Rodriguez, who is currently deputy assistant attorney general and chief of staff in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights...
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