News Releases

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 at 9 a.m. CDT by participating in a training event at the Alabama Workforce Training Facility in Birmingham, Alabama. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 by participating in four separate commemorative events throughout Florida. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaborati
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 by participating in an observance in Lancaster, Kentucky. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with American
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 at 3 p.m. CDT by participating in a memorial at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 429 in Nashville, Tennessee. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s p
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
CLEVELAND – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day by participating in various events throughout the country on Friday, April 28. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
PEORIA, Ill. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day by participating in various events throughout the country. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with American workers
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
ROCKFORD, Ill. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day by participating in various events throughout the country. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with American worke
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day by participating in various events throughout the country. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with American worker
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day by participating in various events throughout the country. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with American workers, b
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
LINCOLN, Neb. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day by participating in various events throughout the country. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with American workers, b
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day by participating in various events throughout the country. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with American wor
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
DALLAS – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 by holding various events throughout the country. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with American workers, b
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 by holding various events throughout the country. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with American wor
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
BATON ROUGE, La.  – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 by holding various events throughout the country. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda. With the recent increased growth in manufacturing, mining and construction industries, OSHA renews its commitment to making safety a priority through education, training and collaboration with Ame
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
PALO ALTO, Calif. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has entered into a consent decree with Palantir Technologies Inc. to resolve charges of systemic hiring discrimination at the company’s Palo Alto facility. The decree settles OFCCP’s allegations that Palantir Technologies discriminated against Asian applicants in the hiring and selection process for engineering positions. Under the terms of the decree, Palantir will pay $1,659,434 in back wages and other monetary relief
Monday, April 24, 2017
BOSTON – An administrative law judge with the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission has ruled that two Massachusetts contractors – A.C. Castle Construction Co. Inc. and Daryl Provencher, doing business as Provencher Home Improvements – were operating as a single employer at a Wenham worksite when three employees were injured in October 2014. The employees were performing residential roofing work on a ladder jack scaffold when the wooden plank on which they were standing snapped, causing them to fall
Thursday, April 20, 2017
In the week ending April 15, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 244,000, an increase of 10,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 234,000. The 4-week moving average was 243,000, a decrease of 4,250 from the previous week's unrevised average of 247,250.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Date of Action: April 11, 2017 Type of Action: Consent order and judgment Names of Defendant: Michael E. Weinhagen Weinhagen Tire Co. Inc. Weinhagen Tire Co. Inc. 401(k) Plan Findings: Michael E. Weinhagen is the sole owner and president of St. Paul, Minnesota-based Weinhagen Tire Co. and the fiduciary to the Weinhagen Tire Co. Inc. 401(k) Plan. An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security A
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
State: California Type of Award: National Dislocated Worker Grant Initial Amount Approved: $11,000,000 Incremental Amount Awarded: $3,000,000 Funding Awarded to: California Employment Development Department Number of Workers Served: Approximately 550 Use of Funds: On Oct. 23, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor approved a National Dislocated Worker Grant awar
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
State: California Type of Award: National Dislocated Worker Grant Initial Amount Approved: $3,200,000 Incremental Amount Awarded: $1,660,430 Funding Awarded to: The NOVA Workforce Board Number of Workers Served: Approximately 920 Use of Funds: On Feb. 3, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor approved a National Dislocated Wor

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