Aug 13 Safe + Sound Week
Body:  blog-20180813-safeandsound.png Across the United States this week and around the world, over 200 organizations – including small businesses, non-profits, and our armed forces – are set to participate in the Occupational Safety and Heal...
Aug 7 After the Army, a New Career in Tech
Body:  Through hard work and a unique apprenticeship program, Antonio Williams of Louisiana has transitioned from the military to the tech industry after a 22-year career in the U.S. Army as a culinary specialist. Apprenti is a program of the...
Aug 7 3.9% Unemployment Rate, and Five More Things You Should Know From J...
Body:  This July, the unemployment rate dropped to 3.9 percent ‒ only the eighth time that the monthly rate has fallen below 4.0 percent since 1970, and three of those months have been in 2018. Here are five more things you should know from t...
Jul 26 28 Years of the ADA: Jobs for All Americans
Body:  blog-20180726-ADA.png   This Administration is committed to ensuring all Americans can access good, family-sustaining jobs. As we pursue this goal, it is important to reflect on policy that significantly expanded the opportunity to wor...
Jul 25 The Department of Labor Celebrates National Hire a Veteran Day
Body:  HireAVet.jpg   With 6.6 million open jobs across the nation, America’s job creators are ready to hire. As we celebrate National Hire a Veteran Day, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) has an ...
Jul 5 EMT Apprenticeship Program Gives Californian a Career Serving His C...
Body:  Jason Jones is giving back to the community that raised him, thanks to a unique job training program in Southern California. Raised in Norwalk, Jason now helps others as an emergency medical technician after completing an apprenticeshi...
Jun 28 Seeking Mine Safety Solutions Through Technology
Body:  MSHA is seeking information on technological improvements for powered haulage equipment that can help prevent accidents like this one, in which a large haul truck at a surface mine struck a passenger van. The van driver survived. Can t...
Jun 25 Eighty Years Later: The Fair Labor Standards Act
Body:  Eighty years ago, the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law – ensuring Americans receive the wages they have earned.  Eighty years ago today, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was signed, creating the Wage and Hour Division (W...
Jun 21 Making Workplace Safety a Family Affair
Body:  Riggio Valve is a family-owned small business in Bayonne, New Jersey, that performs rebuilding, welding, and machining services. Several years ago, owner and president Vin Riggio set out to improve his company’s workplace safety and he...
Jun 19 Trench Safety Stand Down: Protecting the American Workforce
Body:  Few people think about where their electricity or water comes from when they switch on a light or wash their dishes. However, Americans are on the job in trenches every day installing and repairing utility lines to ensure those conveni...
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