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  • September 25, 2014
    • What's New
      • Nine States Awarded $50.7 Million in Workforce Innovation Grants
      • $500,000 Awarded for State Studies on Paid Family, Medical Leave
    • National News
      • Grants to Expand Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities
      • Funding for Mine Safety, Emergency Preparedness
    • International Scene
      • In Germany, Seeking Insights for an Apprenticeship Expansion
      • Extending Pacts on Safety and Health in China
    • DOL Working for You
      • Homeless Veterans Reintegration Grant Provides New Opportunities
    • DOL in Action
      • Crane Tips Over and Falls, Killing 2, at Massachusetts Site
      • Sand and Gravel Company Cited After Worker Fatally Injured
      • Philadelphia Farm Labor Contractor Sued for Wage Violations
      • Alabama Manufacturer Faces Fines for Safety Hazards
      • Unsafe Crane Operation, Improper Forklift Usage at Georgia Company
      • Aluminum Plant Showed 'Total Disregard for Worker Safety and Health'
      • Ohio Steel Mill Sued for Violating Whistleblower Protections
      • Texas Union to Rerun Officer Election
      • Roofer's Failure at 2 Illinois Work Sites 'a Question of Life or Death'
      • Lawsuit Filed Against Postal Workers Local Union
      • Massachusetts Welding Company Cited Following Fatal Boston Fire
      • Missing Safety Protocols Lead to Serious Worker Injury in Georgia
      • Silver Mine in Colorado Put on Notice
      • New Jersey Company Faulted for Electrical, Machine Hazards
      • Worker Reports Respiratory Inflammation After Welding Inside Railcar
      • Waste Hauler to Reinstate Supervisor Who Reported Safety Concerns
      • Coal Mine Inspection Prompted by Hazard Complaints
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Workplace MythBuster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — Z — Zone Status
    • Championing Inclusion
    • Dialogue on Career Pathways
    • Honoring Innovation and Diversity
    • Retirement Security Message
    • Advancing Integrated Employment
    • Workforce Transitions for Youth
    • Help to Prevent Layoffs in Texas
    • Deadly Tower Collapse
    • Farm Safety and Health Week
    • Town Halls for Nuclear Workers
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • September 18, 2014
    • What's New
      • Putting a Spotlight on Apprenticeship, and Learning What Works
      • Faith Leaders Say Raise the Wage
    • National News
      • $87 Million to Improve State Unemployment Insurance Programs
      • Proposed Rule Prohibits Federal Contractors From Having Pay Secrecy
      • Assistance to Help States Combat Worker Misclassification
    • International Scene
      • Protecting Workers at Home and Abroad
      • Enhancing Monitoring for Child Labor Elimination Projects
    • Around DOL
      • A Government That Looks Like America
    • News You Can Use
      • Keeping Small Business Healthy
    • DOL Working for You
      • Job Training Helps Unemployed Atlantan Transition to Success
    • Of Note
      • 'Healthy Mothers' Recognition in San Francisco
    • DOL in Action
      • Construction Company Settles Discrimination Case, Will Pay $900,000
      • Shell, Motiva to Pay Nearly $4.5 Million in Back Wages
      • Cut Stone Manufacturer Faces Nearly $235,000 in Fines
      • Railroad Disciplined Conductor Who Took Doctor-Ordered Leave
      • Repeat Safety and Health Violations Found at West Virginia Sawmill
      • Forestry Contractors to Pay $541,000 in Back Wages
      • Combustible Dust Hazards at Ohio Rubber Products Plant
      • Worker Fatally Engulfed in South Dakota Grain Elevator
      • Illinois Foundry Repeatedly Violates Safety Standards
      • Damages Sought for Wrongly Terminated Mechanic
      • Delivery Drivers Misclassified as Independent Contractors
      • Fall Hazards Found at Philadelphia Residential Construction Site
      • Minnesota Subway Franchise Owner Falsified Time Records
      • Cleveland Workers Exposed to Dangerous Machine Hazards
      • Alabama Plant Discrimination Suit Settled
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Workplace MythBuster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — Y — YouthBuild
    • Black Lung Clinicians Updated
    • AAPI Worker Rights in Houston
    • Safety Conference Draws Crowd
    • Mine Safety Outreach
    • Focus on Women Veterans
    • Safety a Priority at Museum Site
    • Strong Bonds With China
    • Native American Employment
    • Safety Training Partners in Omaha
    • Outreach at Kansas State Fair
    • Major Leaguer With a Message
    • Domestic Violence and Work
    • Health Benefits Data Discussion
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • September 11, 2014
    • What's New
      • Meeting in Melbourne With Global Counterparts for the G20 Ministerial
      • Connecting With Homeless Veterans in Atlanta
    • National News
      • $10.6 Million Awarded in Safety and Health Grants
      • New Reporting Requirements for Fatalities and Severe Injuries
      • Improving Job Opportunities for People With Disabilities
      • Number of U.S. Worker Deaths Dropped in 2013
    • International Scene
      • Economic Cooperation in Asia
    • DOL Working for You
      • Climbing to Success With Help From YouthBuild
    • DOL in Action
      • EEO Settlement Includes $1.5 Million in Back Wages, Interest
      • VA Employees Exposed to Asbestos, Other Hazards
      • Lawsuit Filed Against Amalgamated Transit Local Union
      • Ice Manufacturer Faulted for Inadequate Ammonia Release Safeguards
      • Fall Hazards Prompt Proposed Penalties for Connecticut Roofer
      • Fumes and Other Hazards Found at Alabama Manufacturer
      • Workers Exposed to Trench Cave-ins While Installing Water Mains
      • Missouri Union to Rerun Officer Election
      • Plant Exposed Workers to Amputation, Crushing Hazards
      • Machine Operator Seriously Injured at Ohio Steel Mill
      • Labor Violations Found at American Samoa Hotel
      • No Fall Protection System in Place for Construction Workers in Florida
      • Formal Complaint Nets Violations for Illinois Truck Terminal
      • Company Cited in Amputation of Worker's Thumb
      • GE Lighting Settles Hiring Discrimination Case
      • Safety Hazards Persist at Alabama Condiment Producer
      • Texas Subcontractor Faulted for Improper Scaffolding
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Workplace MythBuster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — X — X-Ray
    • 'Taking Care of Business'
    • Meet the DOL Leadership Team
    • Observations on ERISA@40
    • Workforce Inclusion Forum
    • Adding It Up With Small Business
    • Grant to Assist Laid-Off Workers
    • Rights for Nursing Mothers
    • Oil and Gas Safety Alliance
    • Embracing Best Practices
    • Outreach in Queens
    • ERISA Council Convening
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • September 4, 2014
    • What's New
      • On Labor Day, 'Fighting Like Heck to Raise the Minimum Wage'
      • Boosting Skills Development in Indianapolis
      • Promoting Collaboration in Job Training in Maryland
    • International Scene
      • Funds Available for Impact Evaluations on Child Labor Programs
    • News You Can Use
      • Website Recognizes ERISA's Remarkable Impact
    • DOL Working for You
      • Free Safety Consultations Help Small Business in Texas
    • Around DOL
      • Ongoing Commitments to Whistleblower Protection
      • Art History for Labor Day
    • DOL in Action
      • Sex Discrimination Case Settled; 1,300 Women to Share $475,000
      • Worker Fatally Injured at Illinois Recycling Plant
      • Oklahoma Employer Exposed Workers to a Cancer-Causing Hazard
      • No Cave-in Protection for Workers at Construction Site in Chicago
      • Railway Company Must Pay Damages to Disciplined Worker
      • Fertilizer Plant Faces Penalty in Fatal Fall of Worker
      • Georgia Parts Manufacturer Fails to Correct Workplace Hazards
      • Connecticut Landscaping Company Violated Worker Visa Program
      • Louisiana Car Park Company Settles Discrimination Case
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Workplace MythBuster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — W — WIOA
    • Minimum Wage Focus in Maine
    • Workforce Systems That Work
    • Alliance for Immigrant Workers
    • Manufacturing and Women
    • Breaking Down Barriers
    • Assisting Hispanics in Idaho
    • Nuclear Worker Claims
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • August 28, 2014
    • What's New
      • Just in Time for Labor Day: Atlanta's 'Secret Sauce' to Success
      • On Labor Day, Honoring the Nation's Workers
      • Standing Up for Workers During Labor Rights Week
    • National News
      • Update on Asian American and Pacific Islander Labor Force
    • International Scene
      • U.S., Myanmar Agree to Develop Labor Rights Initiative
      • U.S.-China Safety Dialogue
    • DOL Working for You
      • Grant Provides Opportunity to Grow Orchid Company, Train Workers
    • DOL in Action
      • Roofers in Illinois Exposed to Dangerous Conditions
      • Independent Fiduciary Appointed for Abandoned Benefit Plan
      • Employees Installing Storm Sewers Were at Risk of Trench Collapse
      • Texas Business Owner Sued for Missing Retirement Contributions
      • 'Unacceptable Work Environment' at Alabama Lumber Mill
      • San Antonio Company to Pay Overtime Back Wages
      • No Fall Protection for Workers at New Jersey Construction Site
      • Lack of Machine Guarding Exposed Workers to Amputation Hazards
      • Plastics Manufacturer Cited for 24 Safety and Health Violations
      • Impact Inspections Conducted at 18 Mining Operations in July
      • Colorado Roofer Exposed Workers to Asbestos
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Workplace MythBuster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — V — VEVRAA
    • Job Corps 'Makes a Difference'
    • Who Founded Labor Day?
    • Meet the DOL Leadership Team
    • Workforce Forum in Chicago
    • Facebook Welcomes Veterans
    • Focus on Safety, Health Systems
    • Women in Transportation
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • August 21, 2014
    • What's New
      • A Year of Accomplishments, and More Still to Do
    • National News
      • A Golden Anniversary
      • Job Corps Celebrated Across the Country
      • $8.3 Million in Grants Announced for Training of Miners
    • DOL Working for You
      • Worker Well-Trained to Land Job in Building Trades
    • DOL in Action
      • Prison Guards in California Receive Back Wages, Benefits
      • Settlement Reached in Whistleblower Case Involving Truck Drivers
      • Nuclear Facility Contractor Ordered to Reinstate Worker
      • New Hampshire Company Prohibited From Intimidating Employees
      • Amputation Hazards Found at Illinois Plants
      • Lawsuit Filed Against Transit Union Local
      • Michigan Truck Drivers Were Fired for Raising Safety Concerns
      • Unsafe Handling of Hazardous Chemicals at Fiberglass Manufacturer
      • Hawaii Restaurant Pays Back Tips to Servers
      • Alabama Masonry Contractor Faulted on Scaffolding
      • Workers Faced Hazards at Historic Rhode Island Mansion
      • Exposure to Fall Hazards was 'Real and Avoidable' at Work Site
      • California Landscaper Agrees to Pay Back Wages
      • Roofing Contractor Cited for Fifth Time in Three Years
      • Florida Waste Disposal Plant Cited in Explosion That Injured Workers
      • Machine Hazards Found at Ohio Tower Plant
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Workplace MythBuster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Data Drives Deployment
    • Dropping In on a Workshop
    • Benefits Council Update
    • Equal at Work
    • Request on Brokerage Windows
    • Reaching Vulnerable Workers
    • Masonry Worker Pact
    • 'Partner of the Year'
    • Safety Fair in Georgia
    • Nuclear Worker Claims
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • August 14, 2014
    • What's New
      • Progress Report: Raising the Minimum Wage
    • National News
      • Acclimatization Is Key to Preventing Heat-Related Illnesses, Deaths
    • Take Three: The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
    • DOL Working for You
      • LA Fellows Program Helps Long-Term Unemployed Find New Careers
    • Around DOL
      • Meeting Milestones on Going Green
      • High Marks for 'Operation: Backpack'
    • DOL in Action
      • Film Production Company Cited in Death of Crew Member
      • Rikers Island Correctional Facility Inadequately Protected Staff
      • Brooklyn Hospital Employees Faced Assaults, Inspection Finds
      • Security Guards Receive Back Pay
      • Arizona Piping Company Pays Overtime Back Wages
      • Manufacturer Fails to Control Unexpected Machine Startups
      • Multiple Hazards Found at Georgia Plant
      • Oregon Trucking Company Ordered to Reinstate Driver
      • Caregivers for Elderly to Receive Back Pay
      • San Francisco Graphics Company Misclassified Workers
      • American Samoa Government Workers to Receive Back Pay
      • St. Louis Union to Rerun Officer Election
      • Bloodborne Pathogen Hazards Found at Federal Prison
      • Workers Exposed to Hazardous Chemicals at Illinois Plant
      • Lax Machine Guarding Measures Led to Worker Injuries
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Workplace MythBuster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — U — USERRA
    • Transitioning to Civilian Work
    • Collaborating Across Industries
    • Robins Air Base Safety Partnership
    • Promise in San Antonio
    • Tree-trimming Hazard Bulletin
    • Worker Safety in Louisiana
    • Outreach in San Diego
    • Pact With Philippine Consulate
    • Migrant Worker Training
    • Honduran Consulate Agreement
    • South Carolina Disability Seminar
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • August 7, 2014
    • What's New
      • In Bethesda, All Wrapped Up for a Higher Minimum Wage
      • Championing Opportunity, and $73 Million in YouthBuild Grants
      • State Governments Gear Up for Job-Driven Training
    • National News
      • LinkedIn Pays Employees Nearly $6 Million in Back Wages, Damages
    • International Scene
      • Focusing on the 'Human Side' at U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
    • DOL Working for You
      • Back Pay Recovered for Employees Who Were 'Off the Clock'
    • DOL in Action
      • Lawsuit Seeks to Bar Title Agency From Bidding on Federal Work
      • 90 Workers on Federal Project in Detroit Due $415,000
      • Refrigeration Violations Found at Anheuser-Busch Brewery
      • Follow-up Inspection at Oklahoma Refinery Reveals Repeat Violations
      • Former Las Vegas Union Employees Sentenced for Stealing
      • $616,000 in Unpaid Wages Due to Workers Transporting Veterans
      • Explosives Manufacturer Faulted on Chemical Safety Process
      • Store Employees Worked on Lunch Hour Without Pay
      • Peanut Plant Workers Encountered Fall Hazards, Blocked Exit
      • Alabama Contractor Faces Penalties for Unsafe Practices
      • Lack of Guards for Rotating Machine Parts Found at Houston Company
      • Court Orders Funds Restored to Cleveland-based Retirement Plan
      • 55 Chicago-Area Maids Owed $184,505 in Back Wages, Damages
      • Illinois Builder Demonstrated 'Consistent Reluctance' on Safety
      • Workers Were Not Protected From Moving Machine Parts
      • Florida Contractor Safety Procedures Found Inadequate
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — T — TAACCCT
    • Government as a Model Employer
    • Online Dialogue on Disability
    • Equal Pay Report Proposed
    • Connecting in California
    • Safety Fest in American Samoa
    • BLS Team Is 'Bold Awards' Finalist
    • 'Silicosis' Wins Best Safety Video
    • New Field Office in Texas
    • Outreach in San Diego
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • In Support of Reservists
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • July 31, 2014
    • What's New
      • Leveling the Playing Field for Federal Contractors
      • Job-Driven Training Helps Youth Achieve Career Goals
      • The Path to Good Jobs Begins in School
      • Job Center Prepares Inmates for Work and Second Chance
    • National News
      • Social Security, Medicare Trustees Issue Annual Reports
      • Mining Deaths Up in First Half of 2014
      • Wage and Hour Investigators in the Fields to Protect Workers
    • International Scene
      • Nearly $11 Million in Grants to Support Ethiopia, Georgia Projects
      • Meeting With Human Rights Advocates in Uzbekistan
    • DOL Working for You
      • Homeless Veteran Program Keeps Former Navy Officer Afloat
    • DOL in Action
      • Assistance Available for Mississippi Resort Workers
      • Coal Miners Get New Protections Against Black Lung
      • Cell Tower Company Cited After Collapse Kills Three
      • Georgia Contractor Fails to Provide Roofers With Fall Protection
      • Home Depot in Chicago Faulted on Vehicle Training for Employees
      • Workers Exposed to Possible Electrocution
      • Myriad of Hazards Found at New York Plant
      • Explosion at New York Plant Leads to $161,000 in Proposed Fines
      • Ohio Company's Culture 'Does Not Value Safety'
      • Ohio Company Failed to Protect Workers From Moving Machine Parts
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — S — Silica
    • Honoring Latino Leaders
    • Apprenticeship Expansion
    • Equal Opportunity on a Global Scale
    • Home Care Outreach
    • Celebrating Intern Achievements
    • Connecting Veterans to Training
    • 24 Years of ADA
    • Pact on Filipino Outreach
    • Meeting at Chinese Consulate
    • Older Women and Work
    • Focus on H-2A in Idaho
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • In Support of Reservists
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • July 24, 2014
    • What's New
      • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Signed into Law
      • Bookstore Owners See Advantages to Raising the Minimum Wage
      • Veterans Deserve 'Gratitude and Respect' and Jobs
      • For Students at Alaska Job Corps, the 'Sky is the Limit'
    • National News
      • President Signs Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Protections
      • Grants to Support Indian and Native American Job Opportunities
    • International Scene
      • ILAB in Australia for G20 Task Force on Employment
    • It Happened on the Hill
      • Hearing Highlights Black Lung Claimants' Challenges
    • DOL Working for You
      • Job Corps Provides Foundation for Military Service... and Life
    • DOL in Action
      • Overloaded Storage Bins Caused Deadly Accident at Nebraska Plant
      • Home Improvement Chain 'Failed to Create Culture of Safety'
      • Additional Funding Awarded to Arkansas for Storm Cleanup
      • Forever 21 Faulted for Continued Safety Hazards
      • United Airlines Faces $101,000 in Fines
      • Missouri Union to Hold New Election
      • Construction Spike in Montana Prompts Concern About Fall Hazards
      • Virginia Coal Mine Failed to Control Accumulations of Dust
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Welcome for New Citizens
    • Pathways to Economic Stability
    • Enhancing UI Programs
    • Inclusion in Charm City
    • Focusing on Disability Employment
    • Annual Report on USERRA
    • ERISA Council to Meet
    • 'Day of Action' Round-Up
    • Play Ball!
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • July 17, 2014
    • What's New
      • First-Ever American Apprenticeship Summit at the White House
      • Civil Rights Act at 50: Timeless Challenges and Emerging Challenges
      • America Succeeds When Unions Succeed
    • News You Can Use
      • Opportunities for 'Best of the Best' Law Students
      • Time to Take Action
    • Around DOL
      • Grantees Gear Up to Boost Career-Readiness of Students
    • DOL Working for You
      • Federal, State Officials Team Up to Recover Back Wages for Cook
      • Veterans Program Helps Put Family 'Back on Our Feet'
    • DOL in Action
      • Ohio Auto Fabric Manufacturer Fails to Abate Hazards
      • Truck Driver Dies After Exposure to Ammonia Vapor Cloud
      • Reemployment Assistance Available for Laid-off Wisconsin Workers
      • Workers 'Free Climb' 195-foot Tower Without Adequate Fall Protection
      • Michigan Farmer Ordered to Pay Back Wages to 36 Migrant Workers
      • Reprisals Against USPS Worker Prompts Lawsuit
      • Barge Builder Cited for Continuing to Expose Workers to Hazards
      • Eight Companies Cited Following Fatality at Condo Construction Site
      • Safety Program Begins in High-Hazard Industries in North Dakota
      • Saipan Caterer to Pay $70,000 in Back Wages
      • Manufacturer Repeatedly Exposed Workers to Amputation Hazards
      • Buffalo Union to Rerun Officer Election
      • At Ohio Plant, Workers Exposed to Excessive Noise
      • Contractor Cited for Lead and Silica Hazards
      • Workers Exposed to Dangerous Levels of Silica Dust at Ohio Foundry
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Building Bridges to Business
    • The Next Generation to Lead
    • Roundtable on Veterans Hiring
    • Speaking with Pride
    • Broadcasting Labor Rights
    • Safety Partnership in Georgia
    • Update to Farm Worker Survey
    • Educating H-2A Workers
    • Students Focus on Equal Pay
    • Partnering for Construction Safety
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • July 10, 2014
    • What's New
      • Investing in Job Training Programs, Employer Partnerships
      • Boosting Flexible Workplace Policies for Families
    • It Happened on the Hill
      • Congress Passes Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
    • Around DOL
      • It's All About the Data...
    • DOL Working for You
      • Safety Pays in Worker Retention and Profits
    • DOL in Action
      • Evasive Pay Practices Found, Lead to $1.6 Million in Back Wages
      • Underpaid Drivers Will Receive $500,000 From Limo Service
      • Former Texas Union Officer Sentenced for Embezzlement
      • Two Workers Killed in Fall at Highway Overpass Construction Site
      • Workers Exposed to Hazards at Alabama Plastic Manufacturing Plant
      • Laborer to Receive $100,000 in Whistleblower Case
      • Lack of Fall Protection Found at 4 Florida Work Sites
      • Investigation of Florida Trench Collapse Leads to Penalties
      • Workers Faced Potential Entrapment in Grain Bin
      • Brooklyn Contractor Faulted for Putting Workers at Risk of Fatal Falls
      • 'Alarming Conditions' Found at West Virginia Coal Mine
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Independence and Employment
    • Ensuring a Level Playing Field
    • Fostering Inclusive Workplaces
    • Contractor Contacts
    • Safety 101 in Philly
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • July 2, 2014
    • What's New
      • ApprenticeSHIPS Are a Win-Win for San Diego
      • Foreign-Trained Health-care Professionals See Careers in U.S.
      • Creating Opportunity for People With Criminal Records
    • National News
      • Funding for Leave Studies Announced
      • PROP Outreach Sounds the Alert on Coal Mine Roof Falls
    • News You Can Use
      • Resources for Working Families
    • Around DOL
      • AAPI Roundtable in Philadelphia
    • International Scene
      • Labor Rights Dialogue Held in Amman, Jordan
    • DOL Working for You
      • Disability and Retraining Programs Help Air Force Veteran
    • DOL in Action
      • Nearly $1 Million Recovered for New York Restaurant Workers
      • Temporary Workers Require Training on Workplace Hazard
      • Minnesota Group Health Plan Fails to Disclose Use of Fees
      • Workers Affected by Layoffs in Massachusetts Receive Assistance
      • $1.6 Million in Funding for Laid-off Idaho Workers
      • Christmas Wreath Maker Found to Violate Labor Laws
      • Equipment Hazards Found at Two Colorado Pep Boys Auto Centers
      • Free Lodging Deemed Insufficient Compensation at Hawaii Hostel
      • Exits at Dollar Tree Store in Boston Were Blocked
      • Employees Shoveling Snow From Roof Had No Fall Protection
      • Payment Ordered for Fired Employee
      • Electrical Co-op Violates Family and Medical Leave Act
      • Workers at Georgia Job Site Faced Safety Hazards
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — R — Reasonable Accomodation
    • Students Meet the President
    • Higher Wages for Tipped Workers
    • Networking on Skills
    • Fostering Workforce Inclusion
    • Workers' Compensation Conference
    • Subway Requests Wage Training
    • Ohio Construction Alliance
    • Winery Adopts Compliance Plan
    • Mining Pact Renewed
    • Social Media en Español
    • Reaching Out on Hiring Rules
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • June 26, 2014
    • What's New
      • 'This is a Movement, Not a Moment'
      • Brainstorming at the White House 'Jobs Jam'
    • National News
      • $155 Million in Grants Announced for Job-Driven Training Programs
      • $36 Million to Train Homeless Veterans Is 'Our Moral Duty'
      • Proposal to Extend FMLA Leave Benefits to All Families
      • $4 Million in Funding for Disability Employment
      • Expanding Opportunities for Women in Nontraditional Careers
      • Grants to Expedite Re-Employment Awarded to States, Territories
      • Jobs + Freedom = Opportunity
    • International Scene
      • Delegations from Japan, South Korea Focus on Working Women
    • Take Three: Policies for Working Families
    • News You Can Use
      • Safety for Teens on the Job
    • Around DOL
      • Peace Corps Director Meets Former Volunteers
    • DOL Working for You
      • Workers Speak Up and an Investigation Recovers Back Wages
    • DOL in Action
      • Restaurant Used Tip Pool to Cover Business Costs, Investigation Finds
      • Former Managing Director of Investment Advisory Firm Sentenced
      • Potential Fire and Explosion Dangers Found at Mining Operation
      • Laid-off Maine Workers Receive Additional Assistance
      • Teaming Up With the Colorado Roofing Industry to Avert Falls
      • Insulation Manufacturer Faulted on Safeguards for Caustic Chemicals
      • Electrical Hazards Found at Pennsylvania Poultry Plant
      • San Francisco Caregivers Owed $125,000 in Back Wages
      • Repeat Violations Exposed Missouri Workers to Amputation Hazards
      • California Company Failed to Pay Minimum Wage, Investigation Finds
      • Contractors for Federal Office in Hawaii to Pay $320,000 in Back Wages
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — Q — Qualified Domestic Relations Order
    • The LGBT Struggle for Equality
    • Networking in Maryland
    • Higher Wages Boost Communities
    • Advisory Committee on Veterans
    • Diversity in the Tech Industry
    • Job Fair for Veterans
    • Empowering Minority Women
    • 'On Farm' Training
    • Partners for Construction Safety
    • Belizean Worker Alliance
    • Reaching Out on Hiring Rules
    • Low-Wage Worker Outreach
    • Wage Training in San Jose
    • Do It Right the First Time
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • June 19, 2014
    • What's New
      • Putting More Green Into Workers' Pockets
      • Better Skills, Better Jobs and a Better Bargain for the Middle Class
      • Boosting Apprenticeship at Manufacturing Roundtable in Chicago
    • National News
      • Calling for Heat Safety
      • $74 Million Awarded to Help Ex-Offenders Get Back on Their Feet
    • News You Can Use
      • Safety Can be Fun!
      • After Tornadoes, Safety Tips for Disaster Recovery Workers
    • Around DOL
      • What Working Families Need
    • DOL Working for You
      • Grant Helps Floridian Find High-Tech Employment
    • DOL in Action
      • $1.3 Million Grant to Aid Laid-Off Manufacturing Workers in Michigan
      • Care Home Operator to Pay Nearly $448,000 to 17 Workers
      • Florida Teenager Fatally Crushed During Work on Bridge
      • Risk of Amputation, Excessive Noise Exposure at Lumber Mill
      • Wage Violations Found at West Virginia, Ohio Restaurants
      • Trenching Hazards Found at Florida Work Site
      • Temporary Worker Injured at Jersey Bottling Plant
      • Buffet Restaurants in Dallas to Pay Nearly $189,000 in Back Wages
      • Louisiana Food Processor Faulted for Hazard Involving Carbon Dioxide
      • Phoenix Transportation Service Pays Overtime Back Wages
      • Texas Sawmill Fails to Abate Previous Safety Violations
      • Cereal Manufacturer Cited for Safety Hazards
      • Bus System to Pay $103,000 in Back Overtime
      • San Francisco Restaurant Fell Short on Minimum Wage
      • Las Vegas Wholesale Bakery Failed to Pay Minimum Wage
      • Workers Framing Houses at Florida Job Site Were at Risk of Falling
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — P — Prevailing Wage
    • Opportunities for Women
    • Helping Soldiers Transition
    • Braille as a Path to Employment
    • Mine Safety in the Lone Star State
    • ERISA Council Update
    • Tree Trimming in the Mid-Atlantic
    • Stand Up for Women Veterans
    • EMPLEO Marks 10th Anniversary
    • New Home Care Guidance
    • Town Halls for Nuclear Workers
    • Honors for Philly Green Team
    • HIV/AIDS Outreach in Philadelphia
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • June 12, 2014
    • What's New
      • Delivering on a Promise to Lift Up Workers
      • Apprenticeships in a Global Context
    • National News
      • National Fall Safety Stand-Down a Rousing Success
      • Fourth Round of Workforce Data Quality Initiative Grants Announced
      • $3.4 Million to Help Virginia Veterans Transition to Civilian Workforce
    • International Scene
      • Geneva Conference Adopts Landmark Protocol on Forced Labor
      • World Day Against Child Labor
    • Around DOL
      • Protecting the Rights of LGBT Workers
    • Of Note
      • Recognizing Leadership in the Technology Arena
    • DOL Working for You
      • From Schoolbooks to Tool Belt
    • DOL in Action
      • Millions in Back Wages Recovered for New York City Workers
      • $1 Million Settlement Reached in Hiring Discrimination Case
      • Missouri Construction Company Faces Penalties After Worker Injured
      • Indianapolis Physical Therapists to Receive Back Wages
      • Illinois Workers Exposed to Trench Dangers
      • Employees of Residential Care Home Providers to Receive Back Pay
      • Worker Died After Being Caught in Machine
      • Florida Recycler Faces Penalties for Repeat Hazards
      • California Organization Failed to Pay Some Workers for a Year
      • Whistleblower Who Reported Investor Fraud to Receive Back Wages
      • Former Union Officers in Chicago Sentenced for Embezzling
      • Oil Fracking Workers in Ohio to Receive Back Overtime Pay
      • Plastering Contractor Violates Key Labor Laws
      • Nevada Housing Authority to Pay $425,000 in Back Wages
      • Workers at Food Supplement Plant Exposed to Amputation Hazards
      • Combustible Dust, Blocked Fire Exits at New Jersey Furniture Maker
      • Wisconsin Chemical Plant Fined Nearly $500,000
      • Paving Contractor Must Pay Workers' Travel Time
      • Seat Belt, Air Bag Manufacturer Exposed Workers to Unsafe Machinery
      • 5 Companies Cited After Temp Worker Fatality at Amazon Facility
      • Employer Violates Polygraph Protection Act
      • Ohio Worker's Hand Crushed While Operating Power Press
      • Forest Service Contractor to Pay Back Wages to 76 Employees
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    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • This Isn't Your Father's Fatherhood
    • Labor-Management Partnerships
    • Apprenticeship Roundtables
    • Making Communities Safer
    • Learning From Global Neighbors
    • Singing Diversity in Music City
    • Pathways for Women
    • Wage Conference in Atlanta
    • Focus on Mobile Technology
    • Job Corps Students in China
    • Grants to Help Older Workers
    • Assistance for Laid-off Workers
    • Workforce Center Signs Pact
    • Expanding Lubbock, Texas, Office
    • Mine Safety Information Exchange
    • Farm Worker Outreach
    • Affordable Care Act Webinars
    • ERISA Council Seeks Nominations
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • June 5, 2014
    • What's New
      • Looking to the Future of Workforce Development
      • Reversing Income Inequality by Raising America's Pay
    • National News
      • At Smithsonian Construction Site, Standing-Down to Stop Falls
      • NASCAR Driver Straps-in to Accelerate Awareness on Fall Safety
      • Preparing High School Students for College and Careers
      • Registered Apprenticeship Hosts Transportation Roundtable in Atlanta
      • Efforts Ramp Up to End Black Lung Disease, Ease Claim Filing
    • News You Can Use
      • Mapping Individualized Learning Plans
    • Around DOL
      • Expanding Collaborations With Intergovernmental Organizations
    • DOL Working for You
      • Ohioan Launches Welding Career Through Job Corps
    • DOL in Action
      • Transitional Worker Program Extended in Northern Mariana Islands
      • GreatBanc Trust to Repay Millions to ESOP
      • Assistance for Kentucky Miners Affected by Layoffs
      • Restaurant Initiative Nets More Than $1 Million for Tampa-area Workers
      • Boston Steel Fabricator Cited After Employee Crushed
      • Tire Company Faces Additional Penalties for Uncorrected Hazards
      • Texas Sawmill Placed on Severe Violator Status after Death
      • Metro-North Commuter Railroad Must Compensate Employees
      • Care Home Operator to Surrender License if Violations Repeated
      • New York City Communications Workers Union to Rerun Election
      • Texas-based Cement Mixer Manufacturer Faces Fine
      • Saipan Water Sports Companies to Pay $46,000 in Back Wages
      • Texas Conveyor Manufacturer Cited Following Worker Death
      • Oil Field Service Employees in Louisiana to Receive Back Wages
      • Fatal Entanglement in Cattle Feed Mixer Investigated; Violations Found
      • New York Contractor Exposed Workers to Scaffolding Hazards
      • Agreement Reached on Hiring Discrimination Allegations at Airline
      • National Discount Chain Fined $217,000 in Montana
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    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — O — On the Job Training
    • A Commitment to Public Service
    • Ensuring a Fair Day's Pay
    • Rochester Roundtable
    • Focus on Workforce Innovation
    • Uniting for Workers
    • Assisting Families in Idaho
    • San Antonio Diversity Symposium
    • Veterans Hiring Fair
    • A Strategy to Protect Workers
    • Contractor Update at Philly Airport
    • Coal Dust Rule Outreach
    • Volunteers for Florida Fete
    • Comments Sought on Mine Refuge
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • May 29, 2014
    • What's New
      • Supporting Working Families and Expanding Opportunity
      • Powerful Testimonies From the Long-term Unemployed
      • 'Our Goal Is Job-Driven Training'
    • National News
      • Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Nationwide Stand-down Launched
      • At Job Centers, Veterans 'Go to the Front of the Line'
      • States to Receive Disability Employment Funding
    • International Scene
      • German Ambassador, Labor Secretary Discuss Apprenticeships, Skills
    • News You Can Use
      • Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?
    • Around DOL
      • Former Farmworker Donates His 'El Cortito' to Department
    • DOL Working for You
      • Californian Finds a Future Through Youth Program
    • DOL in Action
      • Court Orders Back Wages for Employees at Two California Restaurants
      • Wisconsin Paper Mill Workers Exposed to Sulfur Dioxide Vapors
      • Utility Subcontractor Debarred in Arizona Over Payroll Records
      • Sandblasting Company Exposed Workers to Silica
      • Postal Union in Indiana to Hold New Election
      • Mine Safety Spotlight on Texas Plant
      • Fatal Fall at Texas Football Stadium Leads to Citations
      • Chicago Company Again Cited for Trench Violations
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    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Books That Shaped Work in America
    • DOL A to Z — N — NAICS
    • Facebook Networking
    • Native American Employment
    • Preparing for the World of Work
    • TV Show Features Job Corps
    • Recovery Grant for Arkansas
    • Funds for Laid OFF Workers
    • Training for Future Success
    • Immigrant Worker Pacts
    • Coal Dust Rule Outreach
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • May 22, 2014
    • What's New
      • Strengthening Skills in the Land of 10,000 Lakes
      • Chuck & Don's Makes Pets — and Employees — Happy
      • Underscoring the Importance of Apprenticeships
      • A Message for Graduates: Take Risks, Don't Fear Failure
    • National News
      • Annual Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness Is Underway
    • International Scene
      • Reaffirming a Commitment to ILO Efforts
      • ILO Report Calculates 'Profits and Poverty' of Forced Labor
    • Around DOL
      • Training for Migrant and Farmworker Monitor Advocates
    • DOL Working for You
      • Job Corps Grad Keeps Trains Rolling On Time
    • DOL in Action
      • Spike in Mining Deaths Addressed
      • Grant to Provide Clean-up, Recovery After Mississippi Storms
      • Assistance for Displaced International Paper Co. Workers in Alabama
      • Blocked Exits Found at Manhattan Fashion Company
      • Texas Tortilla Maker Exposed Workers to Hazards
      • Detroit Marine Dock Company Cited After Worker Fatally Hit by Forklift
      • Safety Partnership in Arkansas
      • Wisconsin Workers Exposed to Toxic Substances
      • Massachusetts Workers Hit by Layoffs to Receive Job Assistance
      • Dangerous Silica Dust Levels Found at Nebraska Stone-Cutting Facility
      • 3-D Printing Company Failed to Prevent Fire, Explosion Hazards
      • Drywall Company to Pay $600,000 in Back Wages, Penalties
      • New Nuclear Workers Cohort
      • Railroad Company to Reinstate Workers in Whistleblower Case
      • Silicon Valley Chip Maker Faulted for Not Paying Employees on Time
      • Misclassified Employees to Receive Nearly $186,000
      • Department Sues to Reinstate Union Employee
      • Wage Violations Investigated on Work at Ohio Courthouse
      • Suit Seeks $145,000 in Back Wages for 9 Illinois Restaurant Workers
      • Oregon Realtor Must Pay $420,127 to Retirement Plan
      • Contractors on Federal Project to Pay Workers for Wage Violations
      • Former Union Officer Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling $152,000
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Workplace Myth Buster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Books That Shaped Work in America
    • DOL A to Z — M — Multiemployer Plans
    • New Englanders Have Their Say
    • Women's Economic Success
    • Facebook Q&A on Equal Pay
    • Play Ball! for All
    • Banishing Payroll Nightmares
    • Testing Mine Rescue Skills
    • Disability Employment Networking
    • Focusing on Temporary Workers
    • Feedback on Disability Employment
    • Promoting Partnerships
    • Coal Dust Rule Outreach
    • ERISA Council Meeting in June
    • Oregon Forum on Apprenticeship
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • May 15, 2014
    • What's New
      • Supporting Working Families
      • Honoring the Chinese Railroad Workers
    • National News
      • Boosting Innovation in Job Training Strategies
      • Susan Harwood Safety and Health Grants Solicitation
    • Around DOL
      • Asian Pacific American Community Leaders at DOL
      • In Pursuit of the American Dream
    • DOL Working for You
      • Navy Vet Carves Out Culinary Career
    • DOL in Action
      • Silicon Valley Company to Pay Back Wages, Damages
      • Home Care Provider to Pay $258,000 in Back Wages, Damages
      • Anti-Retaliation Lawsuit Filed in Massachusetts
      • Railroad Company Must Reinstate Worker, Pay $244,000 in Back Wages
      • Ship Repair Contractors Pay $720,000 in Overtime Violations
      • Former Ohio Union Officer Sentenced for Embezzling $158,000
      • Illinois Nursing Home Pays $67,000 in Unpaid Wages to 138 Workers
      • Illinois Manufacturer Exposes Workers to Struck-by Hazards
      • New York Supermarket Chain to Pay $372,000 in Back Wages, Damages
      • Nut Manufacturer Fined $180,000 for Willful Violations
      • 'Needless and Avoidable' Fatal Fall, Massachusetts Contractor Cited
      • West Virginia Restaurant Workers Receive Back Wages
      • Truck Manufacturer Cited For Exposing Workers to Safety Hazards
      • Machinery Crushing Hazards Founds at Massachusetts Manufacturer
      • Wrongful Termination under FMLA by Company in Phoenix
      • Texas Farm Violated Child Labor, Overtime, Migrant Worker laws
      • Illinois Pet Food Manufacturer fined $254,000
      • Ohio Company Fined for Exposing Workers to Amputation Hazards
      • Discipline of Southwestern Bell Workers Prompts Lawsuit
      • Chicago Painting Company Exposed Workers to Lead, Fall Hazards
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    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Unemployment Insurance Integrity
    • Cornell Hosts Book Project Exhibit
    • Work in the 21st Century
    • Work is Part of Second Chance
    • Drilling Onshore Conference
    • Promoting Diversity and Inclusion
    • Report Released on Job Clubs
    • Whistleblower Advisory Committee
    • Disability, Design and Dialogue
    • Information for Low-Wage Workers
    • Home Care Operator Training
    • Migrant Farmworker Protections
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • May 8, 2014
    • What's New
      • Maryland Raises the Minimum Wage
      • Maintaining Focus on Long-term Unemployment
    • National News
      • Spike in Mine Fatalities Spurs Action
      • Recognizing Those Who Serve
    • News You Can Use
      • Updates to COBRA Notices Add Affordable Care Act Info
    • Take Three: Weil on Joining Wage and Hour
    • Of Note
      • Texas Job Corps Students Create DOL Honor Medals
    • DOL Working for You
      • New Bakery Hires in California Rise to the Occasion
    • DOL in Action
      • Connecticut Contractor Faulted for Wall Collapse, Fall Hazards
      • New York Federal Contractor Settles Discrimination Allegation
      • Dollar Tree Fined $143,000 for Serious Safety Hazards
      • Ohio Foundry Repeatedly Exposes Workers to Amputation Hazards
      • Minneapolis Buffet Restaurant Owes 18 workers $117,000
      • Fertilizer Plant Fined for Lack of Energy Control Procedures
      • Pennsylvania Builder Faulted for Fall Hazards
      • American Samoa Phone Provider to Pay Overtime Back Wages
      • New Jersey Nutritional Supplement Manufacturer Cited
      • NY Construction Company Cited for Preventable Fatal Fall
      • Homebuilder Cited for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards
      • Criminal Referral of Los Angeles Car Wash for Violations
      • Georgia Building Manufacturer Cited for Exposing Workers to Falls
      • Strategic Partnership Renewed with AGC El Paso Chapter
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    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — LM Form
    • WHD Administrator Sworn In
    • UFCW Working for Workers
    • Mission Possible
    • Disability Employment Overview
    • Focus on Women in the Workplace
    • Expect. Employ. Empower.
    • Retirement Protections Needed
    • Praise for On-site Consultation
    • Prevailing Wages in Houston
    • Coal Dust Rule Compliance
    • Sharing Best Practices in Denver
    • Nevada EEOICPA Town Halls
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • May 1, 2014
    • What's New
      • Workers' Memorial Day — Honoring Fallen Workers
      • $150 Million in Funding Available to States to Train Dislocated Workers
      • 'Let's Talk About the Minimum Wage'
    • National News
      • Remembering Workers and Promoting Safer Workplaces
      • Republic Steel to Pay $2.4 Million in Fines in Landmark Settlement
    • News You Can Use
      • Workers Can Weather Storm Cleanup Hazards With Proper Protections
      • Find Your Path' — New Initiative Helps Job Seekers and Businesses
      • Financing Your Dreams, Through Good Planning
    • Take Three: In Pursuit of Pay Equity
    • It Happened on the Hill
      • Workers' Memorial Day Hearing Highlights Whistleblower Reforms
      • Discussing the Northern Mariana's Transitional Worker Program
    • DOL Working for You
      • Californian Lands Job Through Workforce Investment Act Funding
    • DOL in Action
      • Nearly $2 Million in Back Pay Penalties Sought From California Grower
      • Massachusetts Workers Affected by Layoffs Eligible for Assistance
      • Indiana Coal Mine Faces Impact Inspection
      • Workers Injured by Acid Mixture at Wisconsin Plant
      • New Jersey Nursery Agrees to Foreign Worker Back Pay
      • Collaboration on Coal Dust Rule
      • Hawaii Restaurateur to Pay $225,000 to Tipped Employees
      • Workers Employed by Illinois Roofer Exposed to Falls
      • Safety Pact for Library Project in Illinois
      • Los Angeles Garment Workers Get $36,000 in Back Wages
      • Flooring Contractor to Pay for Overtime Violations
      • Meetings With California Growers
      • Arizona Electricians Get Back Wages
      • Farm Labor Contractor to Pay Back Wages, Penalties
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    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z —K- K- Order
    • Wu Takes Charge of ETA
    • 2012 Final Worker Fatalities
    • Supporting Working Families
    • 'Veterans Are Ready to Work'
    • Looking Ahead for Workers
    • Responsibility and Fairness
    • ODEP Signs Strategic Alliances
    • A Big Win for Job Corps Students
    • Women in the Trades
    • Rights of Pregnant Workers
    • Ending Garment Sweatshops
    • Latino Outreach via Radio
    • Helping Temp Workers
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • April 24, 2014
    • What's New
      • Updating Coal Dust Rules to Reduce Black Lung Disease
      • New Web Portal to Connect Employers With Veterans
    • International Scene
      • Statement Issued on Anniversary of Bangladesh Factory Collapse
      • Funding Available to Improve Labor Rights in Honduras
      • Grant Competition to Reduce Child Labor in at Least 8 Countries
    • News You Can Use
      • Workers' Memorial Day Events to Honor Fallen
      • Savings Fitness Worksheets
    • Around DOL
      • Daughters and Sons Day
    • DOL Working for You
      • Air Force Vet Tenaciously Follows Pharmacy Career
    • DOL in Action
      • Funding Provided After Flooding and Mudslides in Washington State
      • Former W.Va. Coal Miners to Receive $5.6 Million in Supplemental Aid
      • $3.5 Million for Continued Recovery Efforts After Hurricane Sandy
      • Paving Contractor Cited Following Fatality
      • Pennsylvania Concrete Manufacturer Repeats Safety Violations
      • Texas Contractor Willfully Exposes Workers to Fall Hazards
      • Waikiki Tour Bus Company to Pay Overtime Back Wages, Damages
      • Worker's Leg Broken When Trench Wall Collapses
      • Tucson Hotel to Pay Overtime Back Wages
      • Grain Operator Cited in Montana for Repeat, Serious Violations
      • Auto Shop in California Found Violating Wage Law
      • Ohio Metal Workers Exposed to Amputation Hazards
      • Invalid Tip Pool at Idaho Sports Bar
      • Settlement Reached on Child Labor at Indiana Pallet Manufacturer
      • American Samoa Store to Pay $41,507 in Back Wages
      • Illinois Roofers Faced Risk of Falling
      • Houston Metal Fabricator Fined $124,000 for Failing to Fix Hazards
      • Workers at Florida Manufacturer Exposed to Toxic Chemical
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • Workplace Myth Buster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — J - Job Corps
    • Improving Career Pathways
    • 2012 Final Worker Fatalities
    • Worker Protection MOU
    • Worker Outreach in Idaho
    • In Boston, Theater is Life
    • Assisting LA's Chinese Community
    • Prevailing Wages in San Diego
    • Networking in Philly
    • Helping Women in Cambodia
    • Court Freezes Fiduciary's Account
    • North Carolina Company Debarred
    • Railroad to Reinstate Worker
    • Truck Driver Gets His Job Back
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • April 17, 2014
    • What's New
      • Expanding Job-Driven Training Partnerships to Create Opportunity
    • National News
      • $6 Million in Job Training Grants for Veterans Announced
      • Digital X-ray Rule Helps Black Lung Victims
      • Court Denies SeaWorld Appeal of Violations Following Trainer Fatality
    • Take Three: TAACCCT
    • News You Can Use
      • Working Families Summit
    • DOL Working for You
      • Job Corps Helps Youth Bridge a Career
    • DOL in Action
      • Back Wages for New York Restaurant Workers Total $1.6 Million
      • Deplorable Conditions at Hawaii's Fat Law's Farm
      • Kansas Communications Tower Company Cited in Worker Death
      • Iowa Investment Advisor Restores $341,000 to Benefit Plans
      • Lumber Manufacturer Cited for Amputation and Struck-By Hazards
      • Preventing Retail Injuries, Fatalities in Pacific
      • Knowing Your Rights as Workers
      • Lawsuits Filed to Recover Wages for Ohio Hotel Workers
      • American Samoa Retailer to Pay Nearly $120,000 in Back Wages
      • Tucson Group Homes to Pay Overtime Back Wages to Employees
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    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Championing Women Veterans
    • Maritime Industry Safety
    • (Un)Equal Pay
    • Alliance Clears the Air
    • Trauma Care for Women Vets
    • Observing César Chávez Day
    • Asian American Outreach
    • Cementing Safety Alliance Ties
    • Recruitment in Seattle
    • Did You Know?
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • April 10, 2014
    • What's New
      • Building a 21st Century Workforce Starts in High School
      • Strengthening the Connection Between Apprenticeships and Colleges
      • Pay Gap: 'It's Not a Myth; It's Math'
      • Paying a Fair Wage Is Smart for Business
    • National News
      • Senate Advances Emergency Unemployment Bill
      • Advisory Committee Meets on Veterans' Issues
      • Refocusing the Jobs for Veterans State Grants Programs
    • It Happened on the Hill
      • Colombian Labor Action Plan: Three Years Later
      • Leaders Speak Out on Capitol Hill Against Child Labor, Forced Labor
    • Around DOL
      • First Day on the Job, and Swept Up in the Buzz
    • DOL Working for You
      • Public-Private Partnership Leads to Blue-Collar Careers
    • DOL in Action
      • McDonalds's Franchise Operators Agree to Pay Back Wages
      • Funds Awarded for Training of Florida Oystermen
      • Two Workers Injured at New Jersey Manufacturing Facility
      • New York Paper Mills Face Nearly $300,000 in Fines
      • Michigan Farmer Ordered to Comply With Migrant Housing Standards
      • Workers Exposed to Amputation Hazards at Illinois Manufacturer
      • Las Vegas Concrete Company to Pay $300,172
      • Company Failed to Protect Workers From Falls, Inspection Finds
      • Care Home Operator in California to Pay Back Wages
      • Texas Recycling Facility Faces Fines of $64,400
      • Tank Parts Manufacturer Exposed Workers to Amputation Hazards
      • Cleveland Security Guards Due Back Wages
      • Railway Ordered to Pay Whistleblower $352,000 in Back Wages
      • Constructor to Pay $115,000 in Back Wages in Saipan
      • Nuclear Worker Assistance
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    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — I-ILO
    • Learning Is Lifelong
    • New Rule Is Making a Difference
    • Focus on Trafficking in Persons
    • 'Disability Matters' Conference
    • Helping Families in Rhode Island
    • Observing Equal Pay Day
    • Alliance for Philippine Nationals
    • Working Families Forum in Atlanta
    • Planting Seeds in Vermont
    • Fostering Inclusive Workplaces
    • Engaging with Faith Leaders
    • Creating Paths for Women
    • Funding Workforce Training
    • Migrant, Seasonal Worker Training
    • Increase in Mine Fatality Rates
    • Safety Stand-down in Georgia
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • April 3, 2014
    • What's New
      • On the Road to Raise the Minimum Wage
      • Affordable Care Act Is Changing Lives
      • In Ohio, an Unemployed Woman Asks, 'Where Is the Light?
    • National News
      • Building a More Collaborative Workforce System
      • Grants Available to Help Women Enter Nontraditional Occupations
      • Protecting Those That Work On or Near Electrical Power Lines
    • International News
      • Combatting Child Labor in the West African Cocoa Sector
      • Joint Declaration With Mexican Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare
    • It Happened on the Hill
      • In the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget, an Agenda for Opportunity
    • Around DOL
      • Talking Job-Driven Workforce Solutions
    • DOL Working for You
      • Army Veteran a Good Fit for State Job in Pennsylvania
    • DOL in Action
      • $2.3 Million in Fines for Exposing Workers to Asbestos and Lead
      • Guidance for Mine Operators With Serious Compliance Issues
      • Wisconsin Foundry Workers Exposed to Respirable Silica Dust
      • Trenching Hazards Cited at Illinois Work Site
      • Fall and Scaffolding Hazards Found at New Jersey Site
      • Calif. Nursing Home Sued for Unpaid Wages
      • Contractor to Pay 3 Female Carpenters Who Were Harassed
      • New York Manufacturer Cited for Dust, Chemical Hazards
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    • Workplace Myth Buster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — H-Visas
    • Deputy Secretary Confirmed
    • Sharing Workforce Perspectives
    • Blogging on Big Issues
    • Alliance With Hair Salons
    • Pulling Together for Temp Workers
    • Protecting Farm Workers
    • Coalition for a Common Purpose
    • The Changing Workforce
    • Discussing Families and Poverty
    • A Date With Data
    • Empowering Working Women
    • The Future of Savings
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • March 27, 2014
    • What's New
      • Putting the Spotlight on 'Earn While You Learn' Job Training
      • Championing Innovation to Connect Workers With Jobs
      • Shaking Things Up at a Popular Burger Chain
      • Keeping Up the Push for a Higher Wage
    • National News
      • Minimum Wage Boost Would Benefit Workers Who Count on Tips
      • Ohio Awarded Grant for Short Time Compensation
      • Grants to Support Indian and Native American Job Opportunities
    • News You Can Use
      • Health Care Enrollment Closes March 31
      • New Home Care Guidance Issued on Shared Living Arrangements
    • It Happened on the Hill
      • Creating Opportunity for All by Focusing on Skills and Training
      • House Hearing on Proposed Legislation to Assist Veterans
    • International Scene
      • A Global Conversation on Youth Employment
    • Of Note
      • Benefits.gov Wins Excellence.Gov Award
    • DOL Working for You
      • DOL Programs Help High-Tech Manufacturer Boost Workforce
    • DOL in Action
      • Asphalt Manufacturer Cited After Worker Suffers Burns
      • Janitorial Workers in Louisiana to Receive Back Wages
      • Georgia Masonry Company Faces Fines Following Worker Fatality
      • Workers Exposed to Chemical Hazards at New Jersey Facility
      • Fiduciary Sought for Abandoned New York Pension Benefit Plan
      • Ohio Companies Exposed Workers to High Levels of Lead
      • Court Orders Hawaiian Salons to Pay Back Wages, Damages
      • Philadelphia Construction Company Failed to Provide Fall Protection
      • Pennsylvania Manufacturer Faulted for Employee Chemical Exposure
      • Mines Selected for Special Inspections
      • Investigation Leads to New Election for California Union
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    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • DOL A to Z — Gold Card
    • Women Leaders Meet in Atlanta
    • On the Same Page With a Rock Star
    • Encouraging Public Service
    • Success for Working Women
    • Roof Fall Prevention in Florida
    • Women Workers in Focus
    • Crucial Elements for Retirement
    • Safety Alliance 'Sealed'
    • Partnering in Pennsylvania
    • Sharing Practices With Japan
    • Russian Miners in a U.S. Mine
    • New Rules for Workplace Diversity
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • March 20, 2014
    • What's New
      • Welcoming Public Engagement on Silica Proposal
      • Change Professionals,' Helping the Long-term Unemployed
    • National News
      • Veterans' Unemployment Rates Edged Downward in 2013, Data Shows
      • National Safety Stand-down Announced for Construction Industry
      • Spring — and Aggregate Mining — Have Sprung
    • News You Can Use
      • Be Prepared When Floodwaters Rise
      • Women, Work, and the Challenges Ahead
      • Affordable Care for Women and Families
      • Retirement Savings for Future Financial Security
    • International Scene
      • A Little Luck of the Irish for the Labor Department
    • Around DOL
      • Focusing on Native American Employment
    • Of Note
      • Nicaraguan Coffee Grower Honored for Elimination of Child Labor
    • DOL Working for You
      • Army Veteran Gets Boost From Outreach Program
    • DOL in Action
      • DISH Network Ordered to Pay $257,000 to Whistleblower
      • Funding Announced to Assist Maine Workers Affected by Layoffs
      • Georgia Masonry Company Faces Fines Following Worker Fatality
      • Inadequate Machine Guarding Found at Ohio Flour Mill
      • Violations Pile Up for Louisiana Company
      • Nursery Erroneously Claimed Agricultural Employer Exemption
      • Court Order Sought to Protect Workers From Retaliation
      • Keeping Close Watch on Worker Retaliation in the Southwest
      • New Energy Worker Cohort
      • Worker Assistance Hotline in Idaho
      • Migrant Worker Training in Southwest
    • Women's History/Our History: The Mink Brigade
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • 'I Want to Be a Taxpayer'
    • No Shutdown for Firefighters
    • Old Home Week
    • Advancing Inclusion in Health Care
    • Job Corps Hosts Hiring Event
    • 'Fireside Chat' in Atlanta
    • Recognizing Leaders in California
    • Wage Conference in Phoenix
    • Voices of Women on Careers
    • Progress in Safety and Health Law
    • Empowering Women
    • Mine Rescue Competition
    • Outreach in Boston
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • March 13, 2014
    • What's New
      • Taking Action to Reward Hard Work
      • Give Low-Wage Workers Some Breathing Room, Perez Testifies
      • Small Business Owners Say Raise the Wage
      • Learning and Earning a 'Bright Future'
    • National News
      • $44 Million in Grants Available to Help Youth Offenders Gain Job Skills
      • New Strategic Plan — A Guide to Goals, and Opportunity
      • Proposed Guide to 401(k) Fee Disclosures
    • News You Can Use
      • Working for Working Families
      • Your Minimum Wage Resource
      • New Tools Available for Workforce Investment Boards
      • Social Media Town Hall
    • Around DOL
      • Whistleblower Protection Meeting
      • Mine Safety Discussion
    • DOL Working for You
      • Job Corps Student Continues Her Mother's Dream
    • DOL in Action
      • New Members for ERISA Council
      • Workers With Disabilities Receive Back Wages
      • New Jersey Company Faces Penalties for Fall Hazards
      • Workers Exposed to Amputation Hazards at Ohio Boiler Maker
      • Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Signs Agreement
      • Lead Paint Hazards Found in Viaduct Blasting Operation
      • Atlanta-Based Frozen Food Facility and Others Fined $264,000
      • Workers Found Digging Trench Without Cave-in Protective System
      • 'Barter' System Faulted at Hawaii Hostel
      • Cleveland Plastics Facility Fined Nearly $52,000
      • Symposium and Job Fair in El Paso, Texas
    • The Ground We Walk On
    • Apprenticeship Myth Buster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Women's History Is Labor History
    • DOL A to Z — FLSA
    • Addressing AARP
    • Going Back to College
    • New Women's Bureau Director
    • Home Stretch for 2 Rules
    • Developing a Culture of Safety
    • Women's Day in Boston
    • International Women's Day
    • Adding Flavor to Flower Show
    • Did You Know?
      • Making Women's History
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • March 6, 2014
    • What's New
      • Making the Push to Raise the Minimum Wage
      • Supporting Skills Development as a 'Springboard to the Middle Class'
      • Giving Veterans the Tools to Succeed in High-Tech Jobs
      • Washington State Commits to Help the Long-Term Unemployed
    • National News
      • Investing in Job Training, Growing the Economy
      • Expanding Apprenticeship Programs Nationwide
    • Around DOL
      • Historic Murals Walking Tour
      • Milestone for ERISA and Employee Benefits
    • DOL Working for You
      • Kentucky Company Receives Digital Training, Hires New Employees
    • In Our Thoughts
      • Remembering a Champion of Safety and Health
    • DOL in Action
      • Restaurant, Hotel Workers to Receive $1 Million After Wage Probe
      • Unpaid Wages Sought for Servers at Ohio Restaurant
      • At Aggregates Operators Meeting, Focus on Mine Safety
      • Missouri Restaurant Workers Receive Nearly $200,000 in Unpaid Wages
      • Explosion Hazards Found at Rhode Island Wood Pellet Plant
      • Painting Company Pays Back Wages and Damages
      • Ohio Retail Workers Denied Proper Wages, Investigation Finds
      • Training Provided for Residential Care Employees
      • Independent Fiduciary Appointed for Abandoned 401(k) Plan
      • Roofing Contractor Repeatedly Failed to Provide Fall Protection
      • Ohio Company Enters Settlement on Safety Violations
      • Nebraska Construction Company Cited in Worker Fatality
      • Whistleblower Investigation Faults Railroads
    • Women's History/Our History: A Guide for Workplace Pioneers
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Happy Birthday, John Steinbeck!
    • DOL A to Z — ERISA
    • Improving the Workforce System
    • Working Hard, Barely Getting By
    • Healthy Pickings for Berry Growers
    • Pacific Coast Safety Fest
    • Success Strategies for Youth
    • Changing Lives Worldwide
    • Retirement Plans Update
    • Agricultural Safety Fair
    • Outreach to Virgin Islands
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • February 27, 2014
    • What's New
      • An Income Boost for 'Real People'
      • Setting the Standard for Equality and Opportunity for Workers
      • My Brother's Keeper — A New Initiative to Help Young Men of Color
    • National News
      • America, Save Yourself!
      • Tapping Into Ideas to Further Financial Education and Literacy
      • Focusing on Tower Worker Deaths
    • Around DOL
      • Forum on Workforce Development
      • Enhancing the Black Lung Program
    • Of Note
      • Treasure Island Job Corps Receives First Lady Recognition
    • DOL Working for You
      • Job Training Program Helps Web Company Find Talent
      • Army Veteran Finds Employment Through Volunteers of America
    • DOL in Action
      • $1.2 Million in Re-employment Assistance for Laid-off Mass. Workers
      • New Jersey Spa Agrees to Correct Hazards After Worker Fatality
      • Amputation Hazards Found at Milwaukee Stamping Plant
      • New Classification for Nuclear Weapons Workers
      • Pennsylvania Foundry Faces Penalties for Safety Hazards
      • Coal Mine Refuge Safety Alert Issued
      • Aspen Skiing Co. to Pay Back Wages to 300 Employees
      • Additional Funding to Assist Illinois With Storm Recovery
      • Assistance for Laid-off Workers at Oregon Manufacturer
      • Worker's Foot Severed at Wisconsin Job Site
      • Worker Exposed to Chlorine Gas at Smelting Plant
      • Targeted Mine Inspections Net Nearly 200 Violations
      • Safety Violations Include Failure to Train Workers at Georgia Plant
      • Crushing Injuries at Houston Company Lead to Proposed Penalty
      • OSHA Reaches Settlement With GEO Group
    • Black History/Our History: Finishing the Job
    • Workplace MythBuster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Happy Birthday, John Steinbeck!
    • DOL A to Z — Davis-Bacon Act
    • LULAC Honors Secretary
    • Workers Say Raise the Wage
    • Coming Together for Workers
    • Advancing Inclusion
    • Drumming for Women Veterans
    • California Outreach
    • The Reality of 'Wage Theft'
    • Helping Trapped Miners
    • Oil and Gas Industry Safety
    • Pressing Economic Priorities
    • Poultry Worker Safety
    • Grantees Conference in Orlando
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • February 20, 2014
    • What's New
      • $150M Grant Opportunity Announced During Upstate New York Tour
      • Urging Higher Wages for Workers Who Count on Tips
      • Raise the Minimum Wage and 'We Will All Be Better'
    • National News
      • Applications Being Accepted for $73 Million in YouthBuild Grants
      • $30 Million in Grants to Help Formerly Incarcerated Gain Job Skills
      • Affordable Care Act Rule — Health Coverage Waiting Periods
    • Take Three: Ready to Work Partnership
    • DOL Working for You
      • Employment Advice, Revamped Resume Gets Veteran Going
      • Routine Inspection Turns Into Lifesaving Venture
    • DOL in Action
      • Philadelphia Sports Bar to Pay $6.8 Million in Back Wages
      • Drywall Installer to Pay $550,000 in Back Wages
      • Alabama Lumber Company Facing Penalties
      • Repeat Safety Violations Cited at Pepsi-Cola Bottling Plant in Ohio
      • Inadequate Training Found at Ohio Printing Company
      • Back Wages for McDonald's Workers in Pennsylvania
      • Georgia Lumber Manufacturer Faulted for Hazardous Conditions
      • Missouri Roofing Workers Repeatedly Exposed to Fall Hazards
      • Recurring Hazards Lead to Fines for Connecticut Manufacturer
    • How'd That Get There?
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Black History Is Labor History
    • 'Incubators of Innovation'
    • Support for Wage Increase
    • Focusing on Chemical Safety
    • Wage and Hour's New Graduates
    • Ending Sweatshops via Education
    • Partnering for Workers
    • Chinese Community Outreach
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • February 13, 2014
    • What's New
      • Taking Action to Raise the Wage and Reward Hard Work
      • Construction Industry Pledges 100,000 Jobs for Veterans
      • Roundtables Convene on Veterans' Employment Services
    • National News
      • No More Falling Workers — Calling on the Cell Tower Industry for Help
    • It Happened on the Hill
      • Senate Committee Hears Updates on Workers' Rights in Bangladesh
    • International Scene
      • Agreement Signed to Protect Belizean Workers' Rights
      • Agenda for G20 Task Force on Employment Set in Sydney
    • DOL Working for You
      • Veteran's Transferable Skill Opens Way for a Fresh Start
    • DOL in Action
      • Suspension of 13 AT&T Workers Prompts Lawsuit
      • Plant Workers in Illinois Exposed to Guarding, Electrical Hazards
      • Flavoring Manufacturer Faulted After Worker Severely Burned
      • Systemic Labor Violations Found at Phoenix Deli
      • Massachusetts Contractor Exposed Workers to Cave-in Hazards
      • Violations Found After Explosion That Killed Worker
      • Colorado Union Agrees to Rerun Election
      • Plastic Manufacturer Cited for Amputation, Laceration Hazards
      • Willful Labor Violations at Tucson's DoubleTree Hotel
      • Florida Wire Manufacturer Cited Following Worker's Death
    • An Imagined Meeting: Shirley Temple & Frances Perkins
    • Workplace MythBuster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • On the Go for Labor Rights
    • Job Corps' Super Rescue
    • Focusing on Employee Benefits
    • Prevailing Wage Seminars
    • Safety, Health Panel Meets
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • February 6, 2014
    • What's New
      • Hitting the Road to Raise the Wage
      • Companies Join Commitment to Aid Long-Term Unemployed
    • National News
      • $900,000 in Grants Awarded to Help Homeless Veterans
      • Washington State Awarded Grant for Short Time Compensation
    • International Scene
      • Improving International Labor Standards
    • News You Can Use
      • Top Jobs in 10 Years
    • Around DOL
      • A Virtual Town Hall Conversation
    • Of Note
      • Advancing the Mission, the High-Tech Way
    • DOL Working for You
      • American Job Center Helps Entrepreneur Grow
    • DOL in Action
      • $1.5M in Funding for Recovery Efforts After Storm in Arkansas
      • Judgments Bar Kentucky Plan Fiduciaries
      • Kansas Workers Exposed to Flammable Chemicals, Inspection Finds
      • Employee Denied Leave to Care for Ill Relative Will Receive Lost Wages
      • Pennsylvania Pasta Manufacturer Faces Penalties for Hazards
      • Wisconsin Workers Hit by Layoffs to Receive Re-employment Services
      • $250,000 Recovered for Student Workers With Disabilities
      • Subway Franchisee Retaliated Against Worker
      • Automotive Manufacturer, Temporary Staffing Agency Face Fines
      • Texas Trailer Manufacturer Placed in Severe Violator Program
      • Connecticut Wire Manufacturer Cited for New and Recurring Hazards
      • Inspection Finds Lead Exposure at Cleveland Metal Company
      • Florida Marine Company Cited After Worker Fatality
      • Chemical Hazards Cited at Ohio Polymers Plant
      • Workers at Texas Drilling Company Exposed to Numerous Hazards
    • Black History/Our History: A Man of Principle
    • Workplace MythBuster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Talking With Diane Rehm
    • Salute to Auto Workers
    • New Movie on Cesar Chavez
    • Community College Connections
    • Inclusive Ads, Positive Portrayals
    • Confidently Saving for Retirement
    • New Deputy for Safety, Health
    • On-site Training in Arizona
    • Linking Up on Worker Protections
    • Did You Know? #RAISETHEWAGE
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • January 30, 2014
    • What's New
      • State of the Union — Opportunity. Action. Optimism.
      • After the Address, Making the Case for a Higher Minimum Wage
      • At the Hardware Store, Where It's Good for Business and Workers
      • A Virtual Welcome to the White House
    • National News
      • Getting Beyond 'Mad Men' With Payoffs for Paid Leave
      • $6 Million in Grants Available for State Workforce Data Collection
    • International Scene
      • First Labor Affairs Council Meeting Held Under US-Panama Pact
    • Around DOL
      • Connecting with Customers
    • DOL Working for You
      • The Right Prescription for a Small Business
    • DOL in Action
      • $21 Million Settlement Reached in Securities Case
      • Excessive Heat Exposure Cited in Worker's Death at Brooklyn Plant
      • After Severe Storms in Arkansas, Additional Help for Recovery Efforts
      • Prison Sentence for New Jersey Health Insurance Administrator
      • Misclassified Workers in Arizona to Receive Back Wages
      • Workers Were Exposed to Hazards, Inspection Finds
      • Denver Roofing Company Ordered to Pay Back Wages
      • Fatal Trench Collapse Results in Five Serious Violations
      • Dozens of Violations Found at Nevada Gold Mine
      • 21 Violations Found at Cleveland Metal Stamping Facility
      • Garnishment Ordered for Virginia Accounting Firm
      • Workers Unable to Open Exit Doors at Illinois Food Warehouse
      • Inspection Finds Repeat Violations at Ohio Auto Finishing Plant
      • Oregon Workers Hit by Layoffs to Receive Re-employment Assistance
      • Violations Found After Deadly Accident at Wisconsin Iron Foundry
      • Toledo Roofing Workers Repeatedly Exposed to Fall Hazards
    • 101 States of Our Union
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Mine Safety Improvement
    • Training Volunteers in California
    • Protecting Workers in Hawaii
    • Support for Savers
    • Chicago Roofers Alliance
    • Teaming Up in South Florida
    • Enhancing Retirement Advice
    • Houston Forum on Chemical Safety
    • Report on Union Membership
    • Construction Industry Alliance
    • 50 Years of the Equal Pay Act
    • Learn All About DOL — From A to Z
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • January 23, 2014
    • What's New
      • Hearing Firsthand About the Need for Immigration Reform
      • Small Business Owners Say, 'Raise the Minimum Wage'
      • Saluting the Nation's Mayors and Championing Opportunity
    • DOL Working for You
      • 'If I Could Dream It I Could Do It,' Job Corps Student Found
    • DOL in Action
      • $10 Million Settlement With People Care Holdings
      • Cargill Settles Hiring Discrimination Charges for $2.2 Million
      • Contractor Agrees to Pay $500,000 in Back Wages
      • Misclassified Phoenix Plumbers Receive Back Pay
      • Crane Fatality Prompts Citations in American Samoa
      • Arizona Eatery to Pay Employees for Wage Violations
      • 60-Hour Weeks on Average and No Overtime
      • Illinois Concrete Company Cited in Worker Death
      • Former Illinois Union Officer Sentenced for Embezzlement
      • Illinois Contractor Fails to Protect Workers in Trench, Inspection Finds
      • Teen Challenge of Florida Facing $228,000 in Penalties
      • Worker Fatally Injured at Ohio Manufacturing Plant
      • Illinois-based Company Faulted for Hazards at Massachusetts Plant
      • Inspection Finds Safety Violations at Georgia Manufacturer
      • Frozen Food Manufacturer Exposed Workers to Hazardous Chemicals
      • Chicago Engineering Company Placed in Violator Program
    • A Revival for Jobs Training
    • Affordable Care Act Myth Buster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Books That Shaped Work in America
    • Partnerships in Maryland
    • Safety Alliances in Midwest
    • Combating Misclassification
    • Inspector Training in Philly
    • Educating Salvadoran Workers
    • Disabilities Initiative Update
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • January 16, 2014
    • What's New
      • Ingenuity, Training Make American Goods Shine in Detroit
      • On Capitol Hill, Making the Case for a Minimum Wage Hike
      • In Miami, Urging Young Adults to Sign Up for Health Insurance
    • National News
      • Implementing Corrective Actions in 2010 Mine Explosion
      • Rebuilding Lives for Victims of Human Trafficking
    • News You Can Use
      • New Website on Hospital Safety
    • It Happened on the Hill
      • Testifying on December Jobs Report to Joint Economic Committee
    • Around DOL
      • Farewell Deputy Secretary Harris
    • DOL Working for You
      • Job Corps Student Scores Hi-Tech Career
    • DOL in Action
      • California Company Restores Nearly $2 Million in Pension Benefits
      • Roofing Manufacturer Repeatedly Failed to Protect Workers
      • Ruling in Sago Mine Explosion Overturned
      • Cypress, Texas, Trenching Collapse Kills Worker and Injures Another
      • Worker Fatally Injured in Fall at Missouri Feed Supplier
      • Lack of Adequate Controls for Infectious Disease Found at VA Facility
      • Connecticut Manufacturer Cited for Chemical Hazards
      • Illinois Postal Workers Exposed to Amputation Hazards
      • Arizona Car Wash to Pay Back Wages, Penalties
      • Puerto Rico Union Agrees to Rerun Election
      • Inspectors Find Blocked Exit at Brooklyn Best Buy
      • Texas Refinery Exposed Workers to Chemical Hazards
      • Bread Maker Misclassifies Employees as Overtime-Exempt
      • Kentucky Child Care Initiative Finds Wage Violations
    • Putting People First
    • Unemployment Myth Buster
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Books That Shaped Work in America
    • Flying Off the Shelves in Georgia
    • Hiring Fair for Veterans
    • Listening to Learn
    • Fall Prevention Billboard Campaign
    • Saluting the Safety Trainers
    • Safety Datapalooza
    • Chemical Facility Safety
    • Silica Rule Webchat
    • Did You Know?
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • January 9, 2014
    • What's New
      • A Push to Extend Jobless Benefits for the Long-term Unemployed
    • National News
      • Mining Deaths Sharply Higher, Following Record Low Fatality Rates
    • News You Can Use
      • How Cold Is Too Cold?
      • 2014-2015 Occupational Outlook Handbook
      • Roadmap to Success for High School Students
    • DOL Working for You
      • Navy Veteran Turns Passion for Engineering Into Employment
    • DOL in Action
      • Company Told to Stop Retaliating Against Ill, Fatigued Truck Drivers
      • Emergency Funds for Storm-ravaged Communities in Mississippi
      • Forever 21 Fined for Exposing Employees to Repeat Hazards
      • Extension on Injury, Illness Proposal
      • Trucking Company Blacklisted Driver, Investigation Finds
      • Virginia Union to Rerun Officer Election
      • Willful Violations Found in Fatal Roofing Accident
      • Ohio Restaurant Owner Sued After Demanding Workers Return Pay
      • Worker Exposed to Trenching Hazards
      • Texas Bedding Manufacturer Faulted for Safety Hazards
      • Family, Medical Leave Violations Found at Big Lots Store
      • Energy Employer Fined for Exposing Workers to Electrical Hazards
      • Plastic Bag Manufacturer Exposed Workers to Amputation Hazards
      • Two Tennessee Coal Miners Receive Back Wages in Bias Cases
    • A New Kind of War Begins
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Books That Shaped Work in America
    • Dialogue With the Retail Industry
    • Partnering With Ford Foundation
    • Web Chat on Silica Proposal
    • Did You Know?
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events
  • January 2, 2014
    • What's New
      • Reaffirming the Importance of Long-Term Unemployment Benefits
    • National News
      • What is the Minimum Wage in Your State?
    • International Scene
      • Partnership Building with Mexico
      • ILO Receives $5 Million Award to Reduce Child Labor in Burma
      • Promoting Workplace Gender Equality in Morocco
      • Investing in Youth in Uganda
      • $5 Million Grant to Reduce Child Labor in Morocco
    • News You Can Use
      • Working in a Winter Wonderland
    • DOL Working for You
      • DOL Program Offers Graduate Roadmap to Success
    • DOL in Action
      • New Jersey Dairy Company Settles Discrimination Charges
      • Ohio Manufacturer Cited for Amputation Hazards
      • Kansas Glassware Company Cited for Lead, Other Hazards
      • Inspection Finds Repeat Violations at Illinois Air Services Company
      • Two Employers Cited After Texas A&M University Building Collapse
      • Ex-AFGE Local President Sentenced for Embezzlement
      • Illinois Roofing Workers Exposed to Fall Hazards
      • Wrecking Company Hit with Fines for Asbestos Hazards
      • NYC Union Agrees to Rerun Election
      • Worker Burned by Electrical Arc Flash, Pure Power Technologies Cited
      • Company Hired to Remove Lead Exposed Workers to Health Hazards
      • Recurring Safety Hazards at New York Potato Chip Company
      • Furniture Company Faulted for Workplace Hazards
      • Safety Hazards Found at West Virginia Supermarket
    • Workers Are Our Family Business
    • Work in Progress — The Best of Our Blog
    • Books That Shaped Work in America
    • Hiring People with Disabilities
    • Giving Back in Detroit
    • Employee Benefit Plan Lawsuit
    • Partnering with Faith Community
    • Mine Rescue Team Certification
    • A Shared Vision of Apprenticeship
    • Skills to Pay the Bills
    • Federal Mobile Trends
    • Weekly UI Claims
    • Upcoming Deadlines & Events