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The Star
Kings Mountain facility recognized for safetyCherie Berry visited the workplace on Thursday to present the employees with th
The Star / Posted 52 minutes ago
Cherie Berry visited the workplace on Thursday to present the employees with the 2 Million Hour Award. The N.C. Department of Labor presents Million Hour Safety Awards to employers that accumulate a million employee hours, or multiples... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Trump adds visas for foreign labor, but Mar-Lago won’t benefitCongressionally set annual cap.” At his Mar-a-Lago Club, Trump routinely hires
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted an hour ago
Congressionally set annual cap.” At his Mar-a-Lago Club, Trump routinely hires dozens of foreign workers through the U.S. Department of Labor’s H-2B visa program. In 2016, Trump won permission to hire 19 cooks at $12.74 an hour, 30 waiters and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Where was your first job in southwestern Connecticut?state to finally offset all private-sector losses in the past recession, accord
Connecticut Post / Posted an hour ago
state to finally offset all private-sector losses in the past recession, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Labor. With its largest single-month jobs increase since April 2011, Connecticut has now regained all 111,700... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Connecticut gains 7,000 net jobs in Junegained 7,000 net jobs in June, moving closer toward recovering all the jobs los
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 hours ago
gained 7,000 net jobs in June, moving closer toward recovering all the jobs lost in the 2008-2010 recession. Thursday's Department of Labor monthly employment report indicates Connecticut has recovered 84 percent of the 119,100 seasonally... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Haslam Announces Lowest Unemployment Rate In State HistoryTennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Developmen
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 hours ago
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips Thursday announced Tennessee’s unemployment rate for June 2017 was 3.6 percent, the lowest in Tennessee recorded history. The June 2017... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
DOL: State unemployment lowest in a decadeNew figures announced by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) show that the s
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 hours ago
New figures announced by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) show that the state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased for the fifth consecutive month. It was 4.8 percent in June, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 4.9 percent... Read more
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Business Wire
Third HanesBrands Distribution Center Achieves 2017 Safety Milestoneof 2017. This marks the third time in 2017 that Hanes has been recognized for
Business Wire / Posted 4 hours ago
of 2017. This marks the third time in 2017 that Hanes has been recognized for its safety achievements. The North Carolina Department of Labor honored the Cleveland Distribution Center, also in Kings Mountain, for reaching 2 million employee hours... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
SNAP-to-work program a no-brainerstruggling to keep up with demand for food benefits, the Nebraska Department of
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
struggling to keep up with demand for food benefits, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the Nebraska Department of Labor are cooperating to help families reduce their need for such assistance. In effect, the families aren�t... Read more
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Hartford Courant
State: Connecticut Regained All Private-Sector Jobs in Juneare entering or rejoining the labor force and most are finding jobs,— Andy Cond
Hartford Courant / Posted 4 hours ago
are entering or rejoining the labor force and most are finding jobs,— Andy Condon, research director at the state Department of Labor Connecticut’s slow-growth economy has recovered just 84 percent of all jobs. In addition to the growing... Read more
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The Hill
Trump administration reveals first regulatory agendathe focus has now shifted to rolling back rules instead of creating new ones.
The Hill / Posted 6 hours ago
the focus has now shifted to rolling back rules instead of creating new ones. ADVERTISEMENT As previously announced, the Department of Labor is proposing the removal of shipbuilders and construction workers from its rule to protect workers from... Read more
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NJ Biz
N.J. adds 10,000-plus jobs in June as unemployment holds steadyback from losses in May, it announced Thursday. Data from the U.S. Bureau of L
NJ Biz / Posted 6 hours ago
back from losses in May, it announced Thursday. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development found that New Jersey added 10,600 jobs for June, while the unemployment rate... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Connecticut adds jobs, sees unemployment hold steady in Junein June, while its unemployment rate remained about the same at 5 percent, acco
Darien News-Review / Posted 7 hours ago
in June, while its unemployment rate remained about the same at 5 percent, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Labor. The unemployment rate moved up by one tenth of a percentage point from its May rate. The number of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Connecticut adds jobs, sees unemployment hold steady in Junein June, while its unemployment rate remained about the same at 5 percent, acco
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
in June, while its unemployment rate remained about the same at 5 percent, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Labor. The unemployment rate moved up by one tenth of a percentage point from its May rate. The number of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Connecticut adds jobs, sees unemployment hold steady in Junein June, while its unemployment rate remained about the same at 5 percent, acco
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 hours ago
in June, while its unemployment rate remained about the same at 5 percent, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Labor. The unemployment rate moved up by one tenth of a percentage point from its May rate. The number of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A New NAFTA Must Help, Not Hurt, Workersminimum wage should be a living wage or specify how it would be policed to prev
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 hours ago
minimum wage should be a living wage or specify how it would be policed to prevent forced and child labor. Within the U.S. Department of Labor, there's a section called the Bureau of International Labor Affairs that monitors compliance with labor... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
New Records Set As Georgia’s Jobless Rate Dips To 4.8 Percent In JuneThe Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced Thursday that the state’s seas
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 hours ago
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced Thursday that the state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased for the fifth consecutive month to 4.8 percent in June, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 4.9 percent in May. The last... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
CSCC Awarded American Jobs Center Contractexplore career options, receive training, and even find a job that fits their s
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 hours ago
explore career options, receive training, and even find a job that fits their skills. Sponsored by the State of Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development with funding from the U.S. Department of Labor, the AJC provides free help to... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama unemployment low, part-time jobs up, but why?sustained periods of low unemployment in the late-1990s and the mid-2000s, has
Al.com / Posted 9 hours ago
sustained periods of low unemployment in the late-1990s and the mid-2000s, has the state seen such figures, according to Department of Labor records that go back as far 1976. "Our wage and salary employment, which is based on a survey given to... Read more
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The Manila Times
Overseas workers’ ID card comes free – DoLETHE Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) will soon issue for free identifi
The Manila Times / Posted 9 hours ago
THE Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) will soon issue for free identification (ID) cards that it had promised to all qualified overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd of the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE)... Read more
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WALB Albany
DOL: State unemployment lowest in a decadeNew figures announced by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) show that the s
WALB Albany / Posted 9 hours ago
New figures announced by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) show that the state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased for the fifth consecutive month. It was 4.8 percent in June, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 4.9 percent... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Georgia's jobless rate hits lowest level in nearly 10 yearsseasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped to 4.8 percent - the lowest l
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 10 hours ago
seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped to 4.8 percent - the lowest level since September 2007. The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday announced the June unemployment figure. It is the fifth month in a row that the state's... Read more
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Rappler
Torture victims can now get psychological, financial aid from gov’tskills training and job placement services from the Technical Education and Ski
Rappler / Posted 11 hours ago
skills training and job placement services from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) are also intended for the victims. Should victims and their family members wish to... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
The Trump stock market; ECB tightrope; Brexit talksmay become the target of a hostile takeover by Kraft Heinz, which walked away f
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 12 hours ago
may become the target of a hostile takeover by Kraft Heinz, which walked away from an earlier bid in February. The U.S. Department of Labor plans to release its initial claims report at 8:30 a.m. ET. The Bank of Japan announced Thursday that it... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOLE orders PLDT to regularize almost 9,000 employeesThe Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday ordered Philippine Lo
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday ordered Philippine Long Distance Telephone Inc. (PLDT) to immediately regularize its nearly 9,000 contractual employees. “PLDT and its contractors have been violating labor standards and they... Read more
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TribLIVE
Trade schools in Greensburg, Pittsburgh areas make Forbes top 30under the radar once they graduate: Triangle Tech offers associate's degrees in
TribLIVE / Posted 22 hours ago
under the radar once they graduate: Triangle Tech offers associate's degrees in five program areas that are on the state Department of Labor & Industry's list of high-priority occupations because jobs in those areas are in high demand, require... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Current Jay mill employees remain hopeful after layoffsin January. Mill representatives say those 120 people will get severance packa
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 23 hours ago
in January. Mill representatives say those 120 people will get severance packages. Current mill employees and the Department of Labor say many of those 120 employees have already started finding other jobs. Four hundred people still... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Current Jay mill employees remain hopeful after layoffsin January. Mill representatives say those 120 people will get severance packa
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 23 hours ago
in January. Mill representatives say those 120 people will get severance packages. Current mill employees and the Department of Labor say many of those 120 employees have already started finding other jobs. Four hundred people still... Read more
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The Hill
Warren's consumer 'protection' agency sets dangerous precedentManning is president of Americans for Limited Governmentand served as the publi
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Manning is president of Americans for Limited Governmentand served as the public affairs chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Labor during the George W. Bush administration. The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
State implores businesses to hire ex-consour back,” Nelson said. “It’s the right business thing to do,” she added “And
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
our back,” Nelson said. “It’s the right business thing to do,” she added “And it’s a win-win.” The council works with the Department of Labor to find job openings, at no cost to the seeker. Programs like the Center for Employment Opportunities, or... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bishops support common ID for OFWsFilipino workers (OFWs). “We recommend to our OFWs to avail of them. We appreci
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
Filipino workers (OFWs). “We recommend to our OFWs to avail of them. We appreciate the caring efforts and concerns of the Department of Labor and Employment to give the best for our overseas workers,” Bishop Ruperto Santos, CBCP–ECMI chairman,... Read more
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Rappler
DOLE clarifies: website for OFW ID registration not yet readyID. MANILA, Philippines – It will be a while before the overseas Filipino work
Rappler / Posted yesterday
ID. MANILA, Philippines – It will be a while before the overseas Filipino workers ID (OFW ID) will become available. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it was still ironing out details to ensure the security of the system. Labor... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Job training program at Hernando jail gives inmates hopeand other services to ensure a seamless transition. It's all possible due to a
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
and other services to ensure a seamless transition. It's all possible due to a $500,000, 24-month grant from the Department of Labor Employment Training Services that was awarded in October 2016 to CareerSource Pasco Hernando and the... Read more
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Rappler
Over 60,000 workers regularized ahead of Duterte’s SONA 2017ENDO. The Department of Labor and Employment has regularized more than 60,000 w
Rappler / Posted yesterday
ENDO. The Department of Labor and Employment has regularized more than 60,000 workers since they started their anti-contractualization drive last year. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)... Read more
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Sun Star
Leftist lawmakers criticize Duterte ahead of Sonabeen left unresolved one year since Duterte took office. The President during
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
been left unresolved one year since Duterte took office. The President during his campaign vowed to end “endo” but the Department of Labor and Employment has so far issued only a department order regulating legal contractualization... Read more
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Sun Star
Lawmakers seek probe into SM’s ‘endo empire’at mga sangay ng gobyerno kabilang ang Mababang Kapulungan para totohanin ito,”
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
at mga sangay ng gobyerno kabilang ang Mababang Kapulungan para totohanin ito,” Brosas said. Labor groups had expected the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) to comply with Duterte’s promise to end all forms of contractualization, but the... Read more
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Rappler
P30 million allocated for emergency jobs for Marawi victimsdisplaced persons in an evacuation center in Lanao del Sur. Photo by Bobby Lags
Rappler / Posted yesterday
displaced persons in an evacuation center in Lanao del Sur. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has allocated P30 million worth of aid to those displaced by the clashes in Marawi... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace releases list of holidays in 2018Filipinos has been designated to inform the Office of the President of the actu
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
Filipinos has been designated to inform the Office of the President of the actual dates when the holidays would fall. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has been ordered to issue the implementing guidelines for the proclamation on the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
List of 2018 holidays in the Philippinesand Eidul Adha shall be issued after their approximate dates have been determin
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
and Eidul Adha shall be issued after their approximate dates have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar. Duterte has also ordered the Department of Labor and Employment to promulgate the implementing guidelines for the proclamati... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businessright to organize,� he said. Layog also said in the employer resistance to end
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
right to organize,� he said. Layog also said in the employer resistance to end contractualization, they denounce the Department of Labor and Employment's Department Order 174, adding that it just worsens the employment situation of most of... Read more
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KECI Missoula
HRC finds no discrimination against former Missoula Co. undersheriffpublic resources.” The Human Rights Commission is that last level in the admin
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
public resources.” The Human Rights Commission is that last level in the administrative process of investigating complaints for the Department of Labor and Industry. Clark can continue a separate lawsuit in district court should he decide to d... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
5 Things to Know in Florida for July 19from her due date when the lightning strike occurred. COMPANIES FINED $120,000
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
from her due date when the lightning strike occurred. COMPANIES FINED $120,000 FOR FLORIDA ROAD WORKER DEATHS The U.S. Department of Labor announced in a news release Tuesday that Douglas N. Higgins Inc. and its related contracting company,... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Senator releases statement on announcement of additional H-2B Visasavailable under authority provided by Congress. “Today’s decision by the Depar
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted yesterday
available under authority provided by Congress. “Today’s decision by the Department of Homeland Security, along with the Department of Labor, to lift the cap on seasonal H-2B visas that businesses in Delaware and across the country rely on to... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Companies fined $120,000 for Florida road worker deaths(AP) � Two companies have been fined nearly $120,000 following the deaths of th
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
(AP) � Two companies have been fined nearly $120,000 following the deaths of three men at a Florida road project. The U.S. Department of Labor announced in a news release Tuesday that Douglas N. Higgins Inc. and its related contracting company,... Read more
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Dover Post
Senator releases statement on announcement of additional H-2B Visasavailable under authority provided by Congress. “Today’s decision by the Depar
Dover Post / Posted yesterday
available under authority provided by Congress. “Today’s decision by the Department of Homeland Security, along with the Department of Labor, to lift the cap on seasonal H-2B visas that businesses in Delaware and across the country rely on to... Read more
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CBS News
Trump claims he’s passed more bills “than any president, ever”28: Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 March 31: Joint Resolution di
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
28: Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 March 31: Joint Resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants March 31: An Act to name the Department... Read more
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The Hill
House Republicans look to repeal joint-employer rule | Perry downplays energy grid study | Greens lose appeal over pesticidehowever, has ushered in a new wave of hope. "We also have a president who's wi
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
however, has ushered in a new wave of hope. "We also have a president who's willing to sign it, who's not pushing the Department of Labor to go against the flow of what has been traditionally our free enterprise system," said Walberg, who... Read more
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NJ.com
Companies to pay $850K to workers cheated out of OTCorp., Roy Rock LLC and Silver Construction Inc. -- all operated by Rui Pires,
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
Corp., Roy Rock LLC and Silver Construction Inc. -- all operated by Rui Pires, reached the consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor, which announced Tuesday the outcome of its investigation into the businesses. The federal agency said... Read more
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Philly.com
Virtua, Bancroft among health-care firms looking to hire85,000 jobs in the industry will be added between 2014 and 2024, according to a
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
85,000 jobs in the industry will be added between 2014 and 2024, according to a report published earlier this year by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Company representatives at the fair accepted resumes and chatted one-on-one... Read more
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Slate
Google’s Argument Against Proving Its Pay Isn’t Sexist: We Need to Protect Employee Privacy!worrisome argument about employee privacy. Thanks to a ruling on Friday, Googl
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
worrisome argument about employee privacy. Thanks to a ruling on Friday, Google will finally have to cooperate with a U.S. Department of Labor investigation into whether its compensation practices are sexist—but its compliance won’t be nearly as... Read more
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