The United States Department of Labor (DOL) is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services, and some economic statistics; many U.S. states also have such departments. The department is headed by the U.S. Secretary of Labor.
The U.S. Labor Department showed 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment for the week ending March 21. According to Business Insider that's a staggering increase in unemployment cases. In a CNBC..
US states will have the flexibility to amend their laws to provide unemployment benefits in events related to the coronavirus. It's part of an effort by the US Labor Department to limit the damage on..
The U.S. Labor Department on Thursday gave states flexibility to amend their laws to provide unemployment benefits in events related to the coronavirus in an effort to limit the damage on the economy.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Tuesday it was delaying by at least a week its requirement that news agencies remove computers from a room it provides for coverage of.. Reuters - Published
Lawyers representing news organizations on Tuesday sent a letter to the U.S. Labor Department requesting that it abandon a plan to remove electronic equipment, including computers, from its Washington.. Reuters - Published
U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday as comments from President Donald Trump that trade talks with China were "moving right along" helped set a calmer tone ahead of the Labor Department's.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday issued a long-awaited rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to 1.3 million U.S. workers, far fewer than an Obama administration rule that was struck down by a.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday to address the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that he made as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida, the Labor.. Reuters - Published
Foxconn has offshored more than 150 U.S. jobs to Mexico, according to the Labor Department, even as it struggles to meet job-creation targets promised as part of a massive new factory championed by.. Reuters - Published