Category: Labor

Court orders trustees of International Association of Machinists’ national pension fund to restore $ 200K to plan, pay $ 40K in penalties Date of Action: July 19, 2016 Type of Action: Consent judgment and order Names of Defendants: “National Pension Plan,” also known as the International Association of Machinists’ National Pension Fund Gary Allen, Thomas…

In the week ending July 16, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 253,000, a decrease of 1,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 254,000. The 4-week moving average was 257,750, a decrease of 1,250 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 259,000. Release Date:  07/21/2016 Release Number:  16-1528-NAT Override with PDF?: …

US Labor Department awards $ 500K in incremental funding to help Iowa workers affected by John Deere layoffs State: Iowa Type of Award: National Dislocated Worker Grant Incremental Amount Awarded: $ 518,643 Total Funds Awarded to Date: $ 1,037,286 Funding Awarded to: Iowa Workforce Development Number of Workers Served: Approximately 650 Use of Funds: On…