Department of Labor


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Department of Labor

A department of the United States government that is responsible for enforcement of laws regulating workplace conditions, minimum wages, and other federal labor laws. It is also administers unemployment insurance and collects some economic statistics, particularly regarding unemployment.
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In 1994 only 200 children nationwide were found working illegally, according to Bob Cuccia, a spokesperson for the Department of Labor.
Unemployment benefit recipients will get their payments as fast as 24 hours after they certify and are approved by the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training.
Rosenstein commended the Department of Labor OIG and U.
After four years of debate, the Department of Labor in September overruled the Department of Energy's decision and opened the program to everyone who worked at the Santa Susana Field Lab's Area IV and North American Aviation/Rockwell's Canoga Park, De Soto and Downey facilities.
Under the proposed Department of Labor changes to the definitions of exempt employees, most salaried employees who earn more than $100,000 per year in total compensation, not counting health and retirement benefits, will be exempt from coverage as a "highly compensated" white-collar worker as long as they have any duty identifiable as executive, administrative, or professional.
6 million grant was awarded to the New York Department of Labor.
Department of Labor estimates that 70% of the fastest growing jobs will require postsecondary education and that 42% of all jobs projected to 2010 will require a postsecondary vocational certificate or an academic degree (Hecker, 2001).
Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, 2000).
a leading provider of infrastructure software for the Web and the enterprise, today announced that The Presidential Task Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities/Office of Disability Employment Policy of The United States Department of Labor will use Autonomy Server, Autonomy Update and Autonomy Categorizer for the upcoming DisabilityDirect.
Department of Labor addresses work and family issues
These homicides constituted 14 percent of worker deaths (US Department of Labor, 1996).
The President's directive instructs the Department of Labor to use its limited authority to ensure adequate information disclosure and to create a stronger internal appeals process.

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