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Paul DeCamp -- Department of Labor
Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division

Paul DeCamp was nominated by President George W. Bush in January 2006 and on August 31, 2006 became Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor. Under Administrator DeCamp’s leadership, the Wage and Hour Division is responsible for enforcing some of our Nation’s most comprehensive labor laws, including the minimum wage, overtime, and child labor provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act; the Family and Medical Leave Act; the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act; worker protections provided in several temporary visa programs; and the prevailing wage requirements of the Service Contract Act, the Davis-Bacon Act, and dozens of related statutes. The agency has approximately 1,300 employees nationwide and an annual budget of more than $165 million. Prior to his appointment, Administrator DeCamp served as a senior policy advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment Standards. Before that, he practiced law with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Los Angeles and Washington, where he focused on state and federal labor and employment laws, class action litigation, and appellate matters. Administrator DeCamp has written extensively on the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime litigation, and constitutional law. Administrator DeCamp did his undergraduate work at Harvard University, graduating magna cum laude in Government. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Notes Editor for the Columbia Law Review, director of the First-Year Moot Court Program, and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Alan E. Norris of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He resides in Great Falls, Virginia with his wife, Antoinette, and their two sons.

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