DOL Newsletter

Ending Child Labor

In an ongoing effort to combat child labor and modern slavery, the U.S. Department of Labor updated its annual child labor report and released a new mobile app to help businesses improve global supply chains.


As with Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the Department is providing grants and assistance for Hurricane Maria recovery efforts.

Training Grants

The Labor Department awarded nearly $1.5 million for women in apprenticeships and nontraditional occupations.

Helping Disabled Workers

A federal court ordered a South Carolina company to pay back wages and damages to four disabled workers.


Hurricanes and Benefits

The Department announced employee benefit plan compliance guidance and relief for victims of Hurricane Irma.

Falsified Records

A Louisiana company that tests soil and concrete density for construction projects has agreed to resolve FLSA violations.


Fast Track to a Career

Armed with practical experience and a degree, Mykelsy Charles has her sights on a management position.