New DOL Secretary Sworn In

Department of Labor crestLast week, the Senate approved the nomination of Thomas Perez to head the United States Department of Labor. There had been previous concerns voiced about his involvement in a False Claims Act case in Minnesota and his responsiveness to a congressional subpoena.

He was sworn in Tuesday. Perez is expected to have an aggressive, enforcement-focused agenda that could propose a number of new regulations.  More information on the new agency chief is available on the DOL website through this link.



About Andrew (Andy) Wampler

For over a decade, I have provided legal services to businesses and individuals in Northeast Tennessee. I spend time litigating breaches of contract, medical malpractice, and commercial disputes and have worked on a number of transactions. I also advise businesses, working much of my time on healthcare and employment matters.

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