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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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The Labor Department also is auditing plans' compliance with provisions that affect both grandfathered and non-grandfathered plans, such as the requirement that plans offering dependent coverage make dependent coverage available to adult children up to age 26.
The child labor rules protect America's young workers, and the Labor Department aggressively pursues violators,'' he said.
Additional data from the Labor Department showed initial weekly jobless claims falling 15,000 to 336,000 in the latest week.
The Labor Department argues that the initiative would actually strengthen overtime pay for an additional 1.
FRIDAY: Labor Department reports producer prices for September.
While the Labor Department is very good at counting people in large organizations, they are much less adept at counting people in small business enterprises.
Chao will present the award to Courage Center and nine other winners at a luncheon at the Labor Department in Washington, D.
Labor Department reports on producer prices for July.
WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for January; Commerce Department releases housing starts for January, 8:30 a.
Stocks tumbled after the Labor Department reported that employers added a larger-than-expected 310,000 jobs to their payrolls in July and that average hourly earnings, a key gauge of inflation pressures, rose 3.
Findlay joined the Labor Department in June 2001, following his nomination by President George W.