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by Press and Media | on Nov 10, 2016

The Next Labor Secretary

Now that Trump is president-elect, the rumor mill is churning over who the next Labor secretary will be. Here are a few names Politico's Morning Shift has heard:Victoria Lipnic: Lipnic ...

by United States D... | on May 06, 2016

Falls are still No. 1 killer

On Tuesday, I had the honor of standing with over 1,900 men and women and their employers at the MGM casino construction project near National Harbor to raise awareness of fall hazards at worksites....

by United States D... | on Apr 22, 2016

They were Americans, like us.

Tuesday, April 19th may have been a tough day at work, filled with program and operational chores and maybe some difficulties. That’s probably true for many US Department of Labor agency...

by Guest Post | on Jan 02, 2016

Apprentices making your tools

For decades, the skilled trades have led the way in developing and refining apprenticeships in America and providing businesses a strategy to train for the skills they need. Since its founding in...

by Katherine Klahn | on Dec 29, 2015

No daycare, so bring 'em to work

Witchita Mountains, Kansas - A popular burger joint in the Witchita Mountains in Kansas is coming under fire for several Labor Law infractions. The US Department of Labor is now involved and has...

by Guest Post | on Aug 14, 2015

Perez: Your Voice in the Workplace Matters

We found this piece through an email we regularly get from the United States Dept. of Labor. Enjoy.Our nation’s continued recovery from the worst recession in generations has given us a lot to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 25, 2014

BAM signs the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act

News from the US DOL: President Obama signed this Act into law which updates federal job training programs and streamlines and coordinates workforce and adult education programs at the federal, state...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 23, 2013

Makes cents

News from the US DOL: At the Employment Connection Jobs Center in Cleveland on Feb. 15, acting US Secretary of Labor Seth Harris chaired a roundtable discussion with low-wage workers and advocates on...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 25, 2011

NJ Gas Station Workers get Justice.

News from the US DOL: The Wage and Hour Division has recovered $1,014,895 in back wages for 295 gas station workers throughout New Jersey who were denied fair compensation for their work. As part of...