News & Events: October 8, 2015 | Read Online


White House Summit On Worker Voice #StartTheConvo

Grand opening ceremony for the Wind River Job Corps Center, Riverton, Wyoming.

Grand opening in Wyoming

"Fifty-one years ago, Job Corps was conceived with the fundamental proposition that when we open doors of opportunity, when we help a young person rise above adversity and unlock her potential, we don't just empower a single person; we strengthen our communities and the entire nation," said Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez at the opening of the first Job Corps in Wyoming.


National News

Grant to help West Virginia workers

Agreement in hiring discrimination case

Making October safe for miners

N.J., N.Y., restaurants face lawsuit

Houston contractors cited in death

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DOL in Action

Manufacturing Day and apprenticeship

House hearing on worker safety

Challenges of the fissured workplace

How companies attract and keep veterans

Disability mentoring coalition honors 25

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Blog Highlights

Honoring public service

Ed Hugler, a Sammies winner this year, touches almost every part of the department every day — from human resources to procurement to IT.

NDEAM 2015

If you talk to other people with disabilities, they’ll likely tell you the same thing. Their disability is undoubtedly part of them, but not all of them.

Good food, good wages

"Everyone willing to work hard deserves good wages." — Buz Grossberg, owner of Buz and Ned's Barbecue.


DOL Working For You

Frank Guerrero

Living his dream,
thanks to Job Corps

Frank Guerrero bounced around foster homes as a child and was headed for trouble. Looking back, he says enrolling in Job Corps gave him the support and guidance he needed to pursue his dream of building skyscrapers in Los Angeles.

Read Frank's story.


Upcoming Events

Vendor Outreach Session — OASAM
Washington, DC

Complying with the Section 503 and VEVRAA Regulations — OFCCP
Milwaukee, WI

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