Category: Labor

Assistance available for nuclear weapons, uranium workers in Grand Junction US Labor Department will provide information, claims assistance Event: The U.S. Department of Labor will host an outreach event for current and former nuclear weapons workers and uranium workers in Grand Junction, Colorado, on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. At the meeting, federal representatives will provide…

US Department of Labor, Virginia Employment Commission sign agreement to protect workers from misclassification Participants: U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division Virginia Employment Commission Partnership description: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division and the Virginia Employment Commission signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding intended to protect employees’ rights by preventing their misclassification…

Jennie-O Turkey Store to pay $ 492K in back wages to 339 female applicants after US Labor Department investigation found hiring discrimination Department reviews federal contractor’s employment practices at Willmar facility WILLMAR, Minn. – Jennie-O Turkey Store Inc. has agreed to hire 53 women and pay $ 491,861 in back wages to 339 female job…

Assistance available for nuclear weapons and uranium workers in Moab US Labor Department will provide information, claims assistance Event: The U.S. Department of Labor will host an outreach event for current and former nuclear weapons workers and uranium workers in Moab, Utah, on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. At the meeting, federal representatives will provide information…

Labor Department announces availability of $ 50.5M to help states expand, diversify registered apprenticeship opportunities Part of a $ 90M funding strategy to further grow apprenticeships nationwide WASHINGTON – States across the nation have the opportunity to expand registered apprenticeship programs that provide pathways for American workers from all backgrounds to acquire the skills and…