News Releases

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

Archived News Release — Caution: Information may be out of date.

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 28, 1995

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

Archived News Release — Caution: Information may be out of date.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL LABOR AFFAIRS

U.S. AND MEXICO CONSULT ON NAO REPORT

Fri., 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)

Archived News Release — Caution: Information may be out of date.

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

April 6, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Family and Medical Leave Act Final Regulations Take Effect Today (April 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT FINAL REGULATIONS TAKE EFFECT TODAYThursday, April 6, 1995

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

The final regulations for the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 take effect today.

March 24, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Joe N. Kennedy Named Deputy Director, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (March 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

JOE N. KENNEDY NAMED DEPUTY DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF FEDERAL CONTRACT COMPLIANCE PROGRAMSFri., March 24, 1995

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

Joe N. Kennedy, a career federal executive, has been named deputy director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment Standards Bernard E. Anderson announced today.

February 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

NORTH AMERICAN COMMISSION FOR LABOR COOPERATION ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE DIRECTORTues., Feb. 28, 1995

February 17, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Labor Department Official Testifies Before SenateCommittee; Administration Opposes Repeal of Davis-Bacon Act (February 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

LABOR DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL TESTIFIES BEFORE SENATE COMMITTEE; ADMINISTRATION OPPOSES REPEAL OF DAVIS-BACON ACTFri., Feb. 17, 1995

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

Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment Standards, Bernard E. Anderson, testified on Capitol Hill against the repeal of the Davis-Bacon Act.

January 5, 1995

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Final Regulations Published (Januaary 1995)

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION

FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT (FMLA) FINAL REGULATIONS PUBLISHEDFri., Jan. 5, 1995

For more information call: 202/219-8743.

Final regulations for the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) are published in today's Federal Register. The rules will take effect 30 days after publication.