US Department of Labor and congressional, community leaders reflect on Office of Disability Employment Policy’s 10-year anniversary

WASHINGTON— Secretary  of Labor Hilda L. Solis and Deputy Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris today  commemorated the Office of Disability Employment Policy’s 10th anniversary by  celebrating the positive impact of its policies and program initiatives with  major leaders in the community.  Featured  speakers included Sen. Tom Harkin (Iowa); Rep. …

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US Department of Labor awards grant increment to assist about 2,500 Wisconsin workers affected by statewide layoffs at 79 companies

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of  Labor today made available a $3,390,230  National Emergency Grant increment to continue providing re-employment services  to approximately 2,500 workers of 79 companies, predominantly in the  manufacturing sector, who have been affected by layoffs and plant closures in Wisconsin. “Wisconsin’s manufacturing sector has been  hit hard…

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DOL Suit Against Nationwide Supply

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against  Nationwide Supply Inc., operating as Business Outfitters in Cheyenne, Wyo.,  and Guy Baldino, the company’s president and owner, for failing to deposit  employee contributions into the company’s pension plan in violation of the  Employee Retirement Income…

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US Labor Department initiative on Long Island, NY, nets more than $2.3 million in back wages for 578 restaurant workers affected by labor law violations

Multiyear effort aims to protect workers, -abiding employers against industry noncompliance WESTBURY, N.Y. — An ongoing enforcement initiative  conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has found  widespread noncompliance with the minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping  provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act among full-service restaurants…

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US Labor Department files complaint against Cargill Meat Solutions for discrimination at Springdale, Ark., facility

Suit seeks back wages and job offers for more than 4,000 affected job applicants, cancellation of federal contracts SPRINGDALE, Ark. — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal  Contract Compliance Programs has filed an administrative complaint against federal  contractor Cargill Meat Solutions, alleging that the company systematically  discriminated against…

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