Mar 18 Helping Apprentices and Other Workers Gain In-Demand Skills
Helping Apprentices and Other Workers Gain In-Demand Skills An updated Advanced Manufacturing Model is now available on the CareerOneStop Competency Model Clearinghouse . Businesses, higher education, and workforce development organizations can us...
Mar 12 New Initiatives Drive Workers’ Compensation Improvements
New Initiatives Drive Workers’ Compensation Improvements Helping workers who are injured or become ill on the job is a central tenet of our mission in the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs. In fiscal year 2019, we made significant improveme...
Feb 24 5 Tips on Building Financial Security for People with Disabilities
5 Tips on Building Financial Security for People with Disabilities If you are a person with a disability entering the workforce, you probably have a lot of questions about your new job and your financial security. During America Saves Week 2020, t...
Jan 23 Keeping America’s Miners Safe on the Job
Keeping America’s Miners Safe on the Job The mission of the Mine Safety and Health Administration is clear: To prevent death, illness, and injury from mining, and promote safe and healthful workplaces for U.S. miners. We know that it takes both ro...
Jan 3 Overtime Pay Rules Were Implemented on January 1. Here’s What You N...
Overtime Pay Rules Were Implemented on January 1. Here’s What You Need to Know.     The U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule making 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay took effect on Jan. 1, 2020. Here’s what you need to ...
Jan 2 5 Ways the Department of Labor is Fighting Human Trafficking
5 Ways the Department of Labor is Fighting Human Trafficking   January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, a landmark piece of legislation...
Jan 2 Supporting Workers of All Abilities
Supporting Workers of All Abilities A worker with a visual impairment uses assistive technology during a meeting with his colleagues. People with disabilities face plenty of challenges in finding and keeping jobs – challenges that keep skilled wor...
Dec 6 $2.5+ Billion in Benefits Restored in 2019
$2.5+ Billion in Benefits Restored in 2019 Through enforcing employee benefit plan laws and robust compliance assistance, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) serves 154 million American workers, retirees...
Dec 6 National Miners Day: Celebrating America’s Miners
National Miners Day: Celebrating America’s Miners Since America’s colonial days, miners have steadfastly toiled to extract natural resources vital to our economy. They have mined the iron that forms our skyscrapers, the coal that fuels our industr...
Dec 2 Tips for Protecting Workers’ Safety and Pay This Holiday Season
Tips for Protecting Workers’ Safety and Pay This Holiday Season As an increase in hiring for the coming holiday season is upon us, there are a few things to remember to ensure that workers go home safe and healthy at the end of their shift and rec...
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