Labor Department

Reviving an Obama-era proposal, the White House wants more employees to earn time-and-a-half pay when they work long hours.
U.S. employers added 187,000 jobs in June, fewer than expected, but the unemployment rate dipped in a sign the job market remains resilient.
The move comes as Congressional Democrats call on the administration to do more to protect workers amid scorching temperatures.
Julie Su's fate in the Senate is uncertain due to unified GOP opposition and skepticism from key Democrats.
The president blocked GOP-led efforts to overturn a rule allowing retirement plans to consider environmental and governance factors when making investment choices.
The Labor Department says Packers Sanitation had children cleaning "back saws, brisket saws and head splitters."
Applications for jobless aid climbed by 14,000 to 262,000 and now have risen five out of the last six weeks, the Labor Department reported.
Defying anxiety about a possible recession and raging inflation, America’s employers added a surprising 528,000 jobs last month.
Businesses in many industries remain desperate to hire workers.
At 3.6%, unemployment nearly reached the lowest level in half a century.