Biden Names Obama DOL Wage Chief For Another Stint

By Mike LaSusa (June 3, 2021, 4:38 PM EDT) -- President Joe Biden has nominated David Weil to head up the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division, reprising the role Weil held during the Obama administration, the White House announced Thursday.

Weil, who's currently dean of Brandeis University's management school, is a well-known figure in employment law circles. During his previous roles in government, he authored influential DOL reports and signed off on several major wage and hour regulations.

In a statement posted Thursday to Brandeis' website, Weil called it a "great honor" to be tapped for the position, but said he would stay on as dean throughout the...

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