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Community Message: Dean Weil nominated to serve in the Biden administration

Heller News Release
June 03, 2021

Dear Heller Community,

I am writing to share that I have been nominated by President Biden to serve as the next Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division in the U.S. Department of Labor. I had the privilege of serving in that same role under President Obama from 2014 to 2017, and it is with great honor that I have accepted the opportunity to serve this new administration under the leadership of President Biden and Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh...

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