DOL Newsletter

Caring for aging parents

Did you know 25 million Americans help care for elderly relatives or friends? For many, finding time is a challenge. Here’s a look at programs in three states that are helping.

An alarming trend

When you think of the most dangerous jobs, tractor-trailer driver may not come to mind. But the data shows these workers are more likely to be hurt on the job than most others.

Overtime updates

Millions who work extra will now earn extra.

A secure retirement

Keep more of your hard-earned savings.

40 years of saving lives

Celebrating the National Mine Health and Safety Academy.


Record heat

Download OSHA’s heat app to stay safe on the job.

Tyson Foods fined

Serious violations found at Texas plant.

Nonprofit investigated

Rehab program underpaid workers with disabilities.


Motel nightmare

Desiree took a cleaning job at a motel to make ends meet but was bringing home less than $4 an hour while working under terrible conditions. We investigated, and recovered $200K for her and other employees.