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A new regulation will make it harder for workers to sue big brands over wage claims.
Politics
Democrats say they've neutralized the most controversial piece of Trump's "tip pooling" rule. But critics say the rest of the rule is still bad for workers.
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President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order placing an emphasis on apprenticeships and vocational training, despite deep proposed cuts to the Department of Labor’s funding for training and employment services.
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“The question is whether this person will stand up for American workers.”
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Construction was one of the most dangerous professions at the time.
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Chuck Schumer and Patty Murray argued that Andrew Puzder should withdraw from consideration for secretary of labor because his history running fast-food chains shows he is opposed to workers’ rights.
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Chuck Schumer and Patty Murray argued that Andrew Puzder should withdraw from consideration for secretary of labor because his history running fast-food chains shows he is opposed to workers’ rights.
Women
* Crystal, Sonya and Rachel are member activists of 9to5, National Association of Working Women. Working women and our families
Politics
The mission of the Department of Labor (DOL) is clear: "to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners of
Politics
So to me who Bernie Sanders supports for DNC Chair is totally irrelevant. He ran in our primary and lost by nearly four million
Business
In addition to those expensive gifts, food products such as coffee, hazelnuts, and sugar cane are items that end up in classic
Business
The unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent and nonfarm payrolls increased by 178,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department said.
Business
Of course, that's not to say that it can't happen. Jose Klein of Fisher Phillips says, "Presidents have been making rules
Business
If you don't think overtime compliance is a pressing issue for your company, you might want to reconsider. As it turns out, taking overtime for granted is a luxury that not even the US Department of Labor (DOL) itself can afford, according to its recent $7M settlement.
Politics
Nevada, Michigan, Wisconsin, Georgia and Ohio also joined the suit.
Politics
According to the Labor Department, low-wage workers who serve food were getting stiffed right under senators' noses.