MARINETTE, WI – Federal investigations into how two employees in the mill room at a Wisconsin foundry suffered amputation injuries within 11 days of one another in April and May 2023 found the Marinette company again violated federal regulations for control of hazardous energy during servicing and maintenance.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board today announced that the department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the board have signed an agreement to strengthen the agencies’ partnership and outline procedures for information-sharing, referrals, training and outreach that explain federal anti-retaliation protections.
DANVILLE, KY – A Kentucky furniture manufacturer has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor in which the employer will pay $132,500 in back wages and interest to 201 applicants for product assembly positions to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at its Danville location.
MIAMI – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered in a conciliation agreement with a global distributor of inventory solutions for aerospace original equipment manufacturers to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination affecting more than 100 Black and white job applicants at a Doral work site.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that its Employee Benefits Security Administration has proposed a retirement security rule updating the definition of an investment advice fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor and the Office of the Trade Representative today announced that the U.S. and Mexican governments have successfully resolved a Rapid Response Mechanism petition by a pilots’ union alleging labor rights violations at MAS Air, a Mexico City-based national cargo air carrier.
WASHINGTON – Acting Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su released the following statement today after a tentative labor agreement was reached between the United Auto Workers and Stellantis:
“Congratulations to the UAW and Stellantis for their dedication and focus in reaching a hard-won tentative agreement. The significance of this historic achievement coming just days after the UAW and Ford reached an agreement cannot be overstated.
KISSIMMEE, FL – Federal workplace safety investigators have determined that the operator of a Kissimmee grocery store could have prevented a 65-year-old clerk’s fatal fall from a defective ladder by following required safety procedures.