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...
Nov 26 Record Back Wages Collected for Working Families in 2019
Record Back Wages Collected for Working Families in 2019 The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is proud to say that our efforts to protect the wages of America’s workers were record-breaking this year. For the second year in ...
Nov 25 7 Compliance Assistance Sites Small Business Owners Should Bookmark
7 Compliance Assistance Sites Small Business Owners Should Bookmark Small businesses strengthen our communities and drive economic growth. In fact, they generate about two-thirds of new jobs every year in the United States. Running a small busines...
Nov 22 #NAW2019: Celebrating the Impact of Apprenticeship
#NAW2019: Celebrating the Impact of Apprenticeship U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia with students, apprentices, and employers at a career fair hosted by Phelps ACE High School in Washington, D.C. Apprenticeship means on-the-job training for c...
Nov 19 Innovating in Apprenticeship
Innovating in Apprenticeship Through the AIM initiative, organizations in diverse fields – from healthcare to tech to manufacturing – are making their apprenticeship programs more inclusive.  T he Apprenticeship Inclusion Models (AIM) team is exci...
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