The Department of Labor recently approved a new rule raising the salary threshold below which workers can qualify for overtime pay.
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions approved the nomination of Eugene Scalia to lead the Labor Department, a final move before he's confirmed by the entire Senate.
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates for a second time after its September meeting, but more committee members are opposing policy decisions.
The SEC is preparing for a flurry of activity, with hearings, meetings and rule changes set to take place in coming days.
In the first week after Congress's summer recess, a House Financial Services subcommittee discussed the growth of private markets and bills currently under consideration.