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  • 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
    • BY THE NUMBERS
    • 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
    • Next
    • 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