Trump's Labor Department is asking states not to give any numbers until the official report comes out, because the financial markets will see and it will be bad.
Some officials at the Department of Labor are urging the president to lift the threshold as high as $51,000 before someone could be called an executive exempt from overtime.
Four years after warning for-profit companies about unpaid internships, the agency has investigated relatively few employers for wage violations.
The president has signed an executive order instructing the Department of Labor to update and expand overtime regulations to cover more employees.
Tom Perez, champion of voter rights and the federal prosecutor who investigated the Trayvon Martin case, has been nominated as Secretary of Labor, as right wing media ramps up attacks.
These numbers are always a little misleading. (For instance, in the past month, I've been contacted by more than a dozen recruiters, which would indicate to me that at least some people are hiring.) But when jobless claims are down, we also have to
CNBC's Caruso-Cabrera: Eliminate Departments Of Labor, Commerce, Education And Privatize Social Security
CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera visited the set of Morning Joe to push her new book You Know I'm Right and apparently we've got another Ayn Rand fan working for CNBC. After saying that the auto companies should have been allowed to fail,