DOL Newsletter


The HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration will recognize up to 300 employers for their investments in recruiting, employing, and retaining veterans. Applications will be available on Jan. 31.

Tax Reform

"The President's tax reform has spurred greater investment in the United States, a growing economy, and a brighter future for the American workforce," Secretary Acosta said this week as President Trump delivered remarks in Pennsylvania regarding landmark tax reform legislation he recently signed into law.

Jobless Claims Drop

There were 220,000 initial jobless claims last week, the lowest level since Feb. 24, 1973. The 4-week moving average dropped to 244,500.

Fiduciary Violations

A district court ordered an Illinois business owner to restore more than $128,500 in losses to the company's retirement plan and trust.

Talent Pipeline

The Workforce Recruitment Program serves as a pipeline to connect employers and qualified employees.


Career Goals

Army veteran Keith Westler is fulfilling a lifelong career goal by working as a pediatric nurse, thanks to support from his local American Job Center.