News Releases

January 26, 1996

News Release Archive: RENE A. REDWOOD JOINS LABOR DEPARTMENT'S OFFICE OF FEDERAL CONTRACT COMPLIANCE (January 1996)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment Standards Administration

RENE A. REDWOOD JOINS LABOR DEPARTMENT'S OFFICE OF FEDERAL CONTRACT COMPLIANCE [01/26/1996]

September 28, 1995

News Release Archive: U.S. DOL - ILAB Press Release

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL LABOR AFFAIRS

LABOR DEPARTMENT LOOKS AT INTERNATIONAL SALE AND TRAFFICKING OF CHILDREN

Thurs., Sept. 28, 1995

September 27, 1995

News Release Archive: U.S. DOL - ILAB Press Release

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL LABOR AFFAIRS

LABOR SECRETARY REICH PRAISES COOPERATION WITH CANADA AND MEXICOWednesday, Sept. 27, 1995

For more information call: 202/219-6373.

The office which will oversee implementation of the labor accords under the North American Free Trade Agreement(NAFTA) was opened today in Dallas by senior officials representing the three NAFTA countries.

September 25, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Minimum Wage Rates Increased for American Samoa (September 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

MINIMUM WAGE RATES INCREASED FOR AMERICAN SAMOA

Mon., Sept. 25, 1995

For more information call: 202/219- 8743.

Mandatory minimum wage rates for American Samoa will increase Thursday, Sept. 28, the U.S. Labor Department announced today.

September 18, 1995

News Release Archive: U.S. DOL - ILAB Press Release

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL LABOR AFFAIRS

LABOR AND STATE DEPARTMENTS HOST SYMPOSIUM ON LABOR TRENDS IN CHINA

Mon., Sept. 18, 1995

September 13, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Labor Secretary Reich Honors Employers forLeadership in Developing a Diverse Workforce, Increasing Nation's Productivity (September 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

LABOR SECRETARY REICH HONORS EMPLOYERS FOR LEADERSHIP IN DEVELOPING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE, INCREASING NATION'S PRODUCTIVITYWed., Sept. 13, 1995

September 6, 1995

News Release Archive: OIG Press Release: Hotel Employees and Resteraunt EmployeesInternational Union Agrees to Rid Itself of Organized Crime (September 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL

HOTEL EMPLOYEES AND RESTAURANT EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION AGREES TO RID ITSELF OF ORGANIZED CRIMEWednesday, Sept. 6, 1995

For more information call: (201) 645-3926.

A monitor has been appointed to oversee the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union (HEREIU) for at least 18 months to sever all ties with organized crime.

August 7, 1995

News Release Archive: U.S. DOL - ILAB Press Release

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL LABOR AFFAIRS

ILAB, ILO SIGN AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP PROGRAMS TO ELIMINATE CHILD LABORMon., August 7, 1995

July 11, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich Meets WithFarmworkers at Fresno Area Vineyard, Tours Improved Housing Facility (July 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

LABOR SECRETARY ROBERT B. REICH MEETS WITH FARMWORKERS AT FRESNO AREA VINEYARD, TOURS IMPROVED HOUSING FACILITYTues., July 11, 1995

For more information call: 202/219- 8211.

U.S. Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich today met with area farmworkers to discuss enforcement initiatives and to tour a housing facility representative of an emphasis on improving housing and working conditions.

June 26, 1995

News Release Archive: U.S. DOL - ILAB Press Release

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL LABOR AFFAIRS

SECRETARY OF LABOR ACCEPTS MINISTERIAL CONSULTATIONSMon., June 26, 1995

For more information call: 202/219- 6373.

Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich has contacted his Mexican counterpart, Secretary Santiago O¤ate, and accepted the request for ministerial consultations on a case involving La Conexi¢n Familiar, a subsidiary of Sprint.

June 26, 1995

News Release Archive: U.S. DOL - ILAB Press Release

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL LABOR AFFAIRS

U.S.-MEXICO AGREEMENT ON MINISTERIAL CONSULTATIONSMon., June 26, 1995

June 26, 1995

News Release Archive: U.S. DOL - ILAB Press Release

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL LABOR AFFAIRS

LABOR SECRETARY REICH APPOINTS NAO ADVISORY PANELMon., June 26, 1995

June 20, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Conneticut Employer Ordered to Pay $8 Million in Back Wages (June 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

CONNECTICUT EMPLOYER ORDERED TO PAY $8 MILLION IN BACK WAGESTues., June 20, 1995

June 14, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Summer Job Season Brings Renewed Emphasis on Child Labor Laws (June 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

SUMMER JOBS SEASON BRINGS RENEWED EMPHASIS ON CHILD LABOR LAWSWed., June 14, 1995

For more information call: 202-219-8743.

The U.S. Department of Labor is conducting a national drive to prevent child labor abuse during the summer months when more than three million youth get jobs.

June 5, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Smith & Wesson, Inc., to Pay $450,000 in Back Wages in Gender Discrimination Case (June 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

SMITH & WESSON, INC., TO PAY $450,000 IN BACK WAGES IN GENDER DISCRIMINATION CASEMon., June 5, 1995

For more information call: (202) 219-8743.

Smith & Wesson, Inc., of Springfield, Mass., has agreed to pay up to $450,000 in back wages to 1,600 women who were denied jobs over a two-year period because of unfair hiring practices, Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich announced today.

May 25, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Reich Appoints Committee to Review Minimum Wage Rates in American Samoa (May 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

REICH APPOINTS COMMITTEE TO REVIEW MINIMUM WAGE RATES IN AMERICAN SAMOA Thurs., May 25, 1995

May 3, 1995

News Release Archive: U.S. DOL - ILAB Press Release

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL LABOR AFFAIRS

LABOR DEPARTMENT TO HOLD HEARINGS ON INTERNATIONAL CHILD LABOR PRACTICES Wednesday, May 3, 1995

For more information call: (202) 219-6373.

The U.S. Department of Labor will hold a public hearing Friday, May 5 to gather data on children working in plantation agriculture, manufacturing and mining industries in countries that export to the United States.

April 28, 1995

News Release Archive: U.S. DOL - ILAB Press Release

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL LABOR AFFAIRS

U.S. AND MEXICO CONSULT ON NAO REPORT

Fri., April, 28, 1995

April 28, 1995

News Release Archive: U.S. DOL - ILAB Press Release

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL LABOR AFFAIRS

MINISTERIAL COUNCIL OF COMMISSION FOR LABOR COOPERATION MEETS IN OTTAWA Friday, April 28, 1995

April 12, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: COMPUTER SERVICES FIRM SUBJECT TO DEBARMENT,ASSESSED $117,000IN FINES AND BACK WAGES AS A RESULT OF IMMIGRATION LAW VIOLATIONS; ALJ UPHOLDS LABOR DEPARTMENT RULING ON ANOTHER COMPUTER FIRM (April 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

COMPUTER SERVICES FIRM SUBJECT TO DEBARMENT, ASSESSED $117,000 IN FINES AND BACK WAGES AS A RESULT OF IMMIGRATION LAW VIOLATIONS; ALJ UPHOLDS LABOR DEPARTMENT RULING ON ANOTHER COMPUTER FIRMWed., April 12, 1995