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?


Extreme heat

What employers need to know about keeping workers safe.


New grants will expand diversity in apprenticeships.

Portable benefits

Improving retirement security through innovation.

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.