DOL Newsletter

Interested in a STEM job?

While a 4-year degree is still a requirement for many good jobs, there's a growing recognition that what workers really need are the right skills and training. Check out these growing STEM jobs that don't need a bachelor's degree.

A new record

With more states taking the #LeadOnLeave, new data shows that a record share of private industry workers have access to paid sick leave.

$1M+ for Senate workers

Investigation finds cafeteria employees owed back pay.

Bo knows

All-Star Bo Jackson speaks up on the importance of inclusion.

Nursing mothers' rights

Would you want to eat a meal prepared in a restroom?

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Extreme heat

What employers need to know about keeping workers safe.

ApprenticeshipUSA

New grants will expand diversity in apprenticeships.

Portable benefits

Improving retirement security through innovation.

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DOL Working For You

Long hours, little pay

German Gomez worked hard but was cheated out of the pay he earned. As a result, he barely made enough to live on. After working with our investigators, he is receiving $42,000 in back pay and damages — and has begun building a new life for his family.

Read his story.

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