U.S. Dept. of Labor

Hiring up, unemployment down to 4.3 percent in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania saw its unemployment rate drop for the second straight month, hitting a new post-recession low, as payrolls expanded slightly.<p>The state …

Business

Board says three Uber drivers are entitled to unemployment insurance

The ruling could have wider ramifications<p>Three Uber drivers who were determined to be employees and eligible for unemployment insurance have …

Unemployment Benefits

California car wash company pays $4.2 mln to settle DOL wage claims

One of California’s largest car wash operators has agreed to pay $4.2 million to more than 800 employees who, the U.S. Department of Labor said, were forced to work off the clock and were not paid when business was slow.<p>The settlement came after a federal judge in Los Angeles earlier this year said …

Law

Trump Winery Is Asking To Hire More Foreign Guest Workers

A Virginia winery owned by President Donald Trump’s son Eric is seeking permission to hire 23 more foreign guest workers, according to a petition …

Donald Trump

Georgia jobless rate at 17-year low; trade war a worry

Georgia’s economy had a strong June, adding 14,200 jobs while the unemployment rate slipped to its lowest level in 17 years.<p>In a sign of strong …

Economy

Appearances: Fox & Friends – A Surplus of Job Openings

Andy addresses the surplus of job openings in the hot economy today on Fox & Friends.<p>“We’re seeing those bottom salaries start to rise, and as the …

Andrew Puzder

Filipino couple to recover $136K in unpaid wages from care homes

OAKLAND, California -- A Filipino caregiver couple heaved a deep sigh of relief after a labor court here awarded them their claim for unpaid wages …

Philippines

New York state private-sector job growth hits record high - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

Jul 19, 2018, 1:34pm EDT<p>Once again, there was appreciable job gains across nearly all employment sectors in Western New York in June, continuing a …

Private Sector

State: Connecticut Posts Jobs Increase In June, Erasing Previous Declines

Employers in Connecticut added 6,100 jobs in June, erasing declines in March and April and taking a nick out of the unemployment rate, the state …

Labor Economics

CT gained 6,100 jobs in June

Connecticut employers added 6,100 new jobs in June, paced by gains in manufacturing and construction. The unemployment rate eased to 4.4 percent, the …

Hartford

92 Mandaue workers benefit from cash-for-work program | The Freeman

CEBU, Philippines — Ninety-two underemployed workers in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City have been given a temporary transitional work.<p>They were chosen …

Philippines

Opinion: It’s past time for migrant children labor laws to grow up

Public attention has never been more focused on the plight of migrant children. Americans are demanding these children have what humanitarian …

Immigration

Chart of the Day? Jobless Claims Hit 50 Year Low

Here’s the basic chart for new unemployment claims:For some reason, the Department of Labor always shows these numbers in their raw form <i>and</i> as a …

Jobless Claims

Militants disappointed with Duterte | The Freeman

CEBU, Philippines — Members of different militant group in Cebu trooped yesterday to the regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment to …

Philippines

Wage hike to take effect on Aug. 3

The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) 7 yesterday said the new minimum wage order by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board …

Philippines

Washington Turns An Eye To Income Inequality In Silicon Valley

This week, a lot happened in Washington that could impact people like Liborio. On Monday the Department of Labor announced that, for the first time …

Silicon Valley

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Since 1969 Last Week

© Reuters. U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Since 1969 Last Week<p>Investing.com - The number of people who filed for unemployment assistance in the …

Jobless Claims

Forex - Dollar Turns Negative as Trump Says 'Not Happy' About Fed Rate Hikes

© Reuters. Trump said he was 'not happy' about Fed rate hikes<p>Investing.com – The dollar reversed course against its rivals Thursday, after U.S. …

Donald Trump

Jobless claims fall to the lowest level since 1969

New claims for unemployment benefits fell 8,000 to 207,000 in the second week of July, the Department of Labor reported Thursday morning, the lowest …

Jobless Claims

San Jose tower builder pays $250,000 over alleged labor violations

The builder of a 650-unit San Jose skyscraper has paid $250,000 to workers to resolve alleged labor violations after a federal investigation.<p>Full …

San Jose

Trump’s Florida golf club requests additional foreign workers for kitchen

The president's Trump National Golf Club in Florida is requesting additional foreign workers for its kitchen.<p>President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump …

Donald Trump

Rhode Island unemployment rate ticks down to 4.3 percent

Rhode Island's unemployment rate ticked down to 4.3 percent in June.<p>The state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday the rate was one-tenth …

Rhode Island

GREAT AGAIN: Jobless Claims PLUMMET to Lowest Levels Since 1969

44 minutes ago<p>GREAT AGAIN: Jobless Claims PLUMMET to Lowest Levels Since 1969<p>Jobless claims continued to plunge in the first weeks of July with …

Sean Hannity

Leonard Peltier Freedom of Speech Lawsuit Allowed to Proceed

by Katie HerzogIn 2015, the Washington state Department of Labor & Industries showcased four paintings by imprisoned Native American artist Leonard …

Amnesty International

Grant awarded to Indiana company employing ex-offenders

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – On the surface, Recycle Force is another recycling plant; but look closer and you’ll find that precious metals and plastics …

Recycling

Hot Job Sectors: Recreation Jobs Near Bronxville

See opportunities in one of the state's growing job sectors. Find and post jobs on Bronxville-Eastchester Patch.<p>BRONXVILLE, NY — This week Patch …

Employment

What Kind of Work Can a Tipped Worker Work?

The tip credit may be an essential part of many restaurant operators’ budgets but the use of the credit also opens the door to a world of …

Food Industry

What Brett Kavanaugh’s SeaWorld dissent says about a likely Supreme Court record in labor cases

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s dissent in a case stemming from the 2010 death of a SeaWorld trainer is being cited as an indication…

Brett Kavanaugh

Hawaii rolls out first wave of free WiFi hotspots throughout isles

ADVERTISING<p>The state says it has rolled out the first wave of more than 1,000 free, public WiFi hotspots offering one hour of free service throughout …

U.S. Dept. of State

Labor Department officially wipes out 'persuader rule'

The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday rescinded an Obama administration rule requiring employers to report when they seek assistance from consultants and lawyers in persuading workers to reject union organizing, saying it infringed on attorney-client privilege.<p>The so-called “persuader rule” was …

Law