Analysis

4 Challenges New DOL Chief Acosta Will Face On Day 1

By Braden Campbell (April 27, 2017, 7:38 PM EDT) -- It didn't happen exactly as President Donald Trump drew it up, but the U.S. Department of Labor finally has its new leader in law school dean and former U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division head Alex Acosta. Here, attorneys discuss the most pressing challenges that will confront the new labor secretary when he takes over the DOL.

The Senate voted 60-38 to approve Acosta on Thursday, belatedly confirming a secretary of labor after Trump's first pick for the job, ex-fast food CEO Andrew Puzder, withdrew amid controversy in February. The Florida International University College of Law dean and former National Labor...

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