In the week ending February 6, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 269,000, a decrease of 16,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 285,000. The 4-week moving average was 281,250, a decrease of 3,500 from the previous week's unrevised average of 284,750.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today released the president’s 2017 budget for the Department of Labor, which supports the president’s plan to train workers for the jobs of the future and bolster the economic and retirement security of working families.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Department of Labor and other federal agencies will host four town hall meetings for former, retired and current nuclear weapons workers and their survivors in Florida. On Feb. 22 and 23 in Altamonte Springs and Feb. 24 in Tampa, federal representatives will provide information about the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act and the benefits available under the program.