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2015/04/20 21:17
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WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Tuesday, April 21, U.S.Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez will join students, staff, community supporters, operators, employers, members of Congress and others to mark the...
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2015/04/20 16:19
2015/04/20 16:19
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Congress is close to granting President Obama “fast track” authority to negotiate the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal with a dozen nations around the Pacific Ocean that could impact as...
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2015/04/16 02:19
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President Obama says helping working families get quality child care is a good investment in the country's overall economic health. (AP) CHARLOTTE — President Obama traveled here Wednesday to speak...
2015/04/15 17:47
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U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez said that new funding his agency is making available to states will help improve training opportunities for people with disabilities seeking employment. (U.S....
2015/04/15 16:22
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Advocates are gaining momentum in the already contentious debate over a new fiduciary standard, while opponents warn the rule-making process needs to slow down. The Labor Department is the latest to...
2015/04/15 13:44
2015/04/15 13:44
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WASHINGTON — Brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts may soon be required to put investors' interests first under new restrictions proposed by the U.S. government. The Labor Department...
2015/04/14 19:50
2015/04/14 19:50
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Thomas Perez, U.S. labor secretary WASHINGTON--The Obama administration has proposed tougher standards for financial professionals paid to give retirement advice, a move likely to intensify...
2015/04/10 18:27
2015/04/10 18:27
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Shown here are Sen. Dick Durbin, left; Sen. Jeff Sessions, right; and solar panels near a Southern California Edison electricity station in Carson, Calif., center. (Reuters/AP) A popular visa program...
2015/04/09 20:28
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JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- There's a new pilot program under a multi-million dollar federal grant that's working to keep the economy strong in Pierce County, which is hugely dependent on Joint...
2015/04/09 13:53
2015/04/09 13:53
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Ohio Politics Now: Gov. John Kasich adds another high-profile event to calendar The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in...
2015/04/08 19:53
2015/04/08 19:53
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has picked up another high-profile speaking gig as he flirts with whether to become a declared candidate for the Republican nomination for president. Kasich will be among the...
2015/04/08 03:25
2015/04/08 03:25
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... Last fall, Pennsylvania congressman Glenn Thompson received an unusual inquiry: A constituent who runs a sandstone quarry wanted to know why his Amish workers were being told they must wear hard...
2015/04/04 06:05
2015/04/04 06:05
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US employers created the smallest number of jobs for more than a year in March, fanning fears that a strong dollar and weak oil price are taking their toll on the world’s largest economy. Much weaker...
2015/04/04 04:10
2015/04/04 04:10
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Employers added fewer jobs in March than expected as the labor market began to fall in line with other signs that the economy is lagging, said analysts who predict slower hiring will continue in the...
2015/04/04 01:37
2015/04/04 01:37
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US dockworkers union leaders back west coast ports labour deal Published: 4 April 2015 8:29 AM A union caucus representing dockworkers at ports on the US west coast voted to recommend to its...
2015/04/03 21:14
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Delegates for International Longshore and Warehouse Union members are recommending the full union ratify a proposed five-year contract with West Coast port businesses. Delegates met in San Francisco...
2015/04/03 17:50
2015/04/03 17:50
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An Easter egg was laid a bit early this year. The Labor Department reports that employers added just 126,000 jobs in March, about half of what was expected. With downward revisions, job gains in the...
2015/04/03 17:50
2015/04/03 17:50
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The Labor Department's March jobs report has landed with a disappointing thud. The unemployment rate hung in there at 5.5 percent, but employers added just 126,000 jobs to their payrolls -- the...
2015/04/03 03:32
2015/04/03 03:32
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A 34-year-old woman doesn't want her teenage daughter to know what she has been through. “I don't have any rest, everyday I'm working, and then since I get up until midnight in the evening I'm still...
2015/04/02 03:32
2015/04/02 03:32
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Martina Phelps was among the strikers at the downtown Seattle McDonald's, where she still works. Now, she makes $11 an hour and is on the way to $15 an hour. “Today, there’s a little more oomph in my...
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