A new proposed rule would clarify employee and independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Secretary Scalia Visits Wisconsin Manufacturer
Secretary Scalia joined Vice President Mike Pence and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to visit a manufacturer and discussed how President Trump’s pro-jobs policies helped grow manufacturing, increase paychecks and expand payrolls.
The first 18 Standards Recognition Entities (SREs) for Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs mark a milestone in efforts to expand apprenticeship to more industries and workers. In Virginia this week, Secretary Scalia recognized the first group of SREs during a virtual roundtable at the headquarters of the National Institute for Metalworking Skills.
The Department is making $150 million available through the H-1B One Workforce Grant Program to invest in workforce training for key U.S. employment sectors, including information technology, cybersecurity, advanced manufacturing and transportation.
Software solution provider Eightfold.ai has received the grand prize of the Veterans’ Employment Challenge to build an application to better match transitioning military service members’ skills with employer needs.