Senate Panel Again OKs Trump's Labor Agency Picks

Law360 (February 27, 2019, 5:58 PM EST) -- The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee on Wednesday again advanced to the full chamber several of the president's long-stalled picks to fill U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and U.S. Department of Labor vacancies.

The slate of approved picks includes Janet Dhillon, whom the president tapped to chair the EEOC, DOL wage and hour administrator nominee Cheryl Stanton, and assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health nominee Scott Mugno. The committee advanced the nominees by a 12-11 party-line vote.

The committee also cleared the nominations of William Beach to head the DOL's Office of Labor Statistics, John Pallasch...

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