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Reassignment of Assistant Secretary of Labor Without Senate Reconfirmation


Where the Secretary of Labor exercises statutory power to reassign the duties of a lawfully confirmed Assistant Secretary of Labor whose duties are not otherwise assigned by statute, reconfirmation of the Assistant Secretary is not legally required.

Updated July 9, 2014