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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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NLC along with other state and local government groups has met with Labor Department personnel during the past month to discuss the extremely restrictive standard which is apparently increasingly being applied to define management and administrative personnel and thus impose the requirement to pay overtime.
Just to recap, the Labor Department says only about 107,000 white-collar workers who earn more than $100,000 a year will lose their eligibility for overtime pay.
5 million to settle charges it discriminated against minorities and women in hiring, the Labor Department said Friday.
The Labor Department invites interested persons to submit written comments on the Proposed Rule on or before October 5, 2009.
More than 90,000 jobs across the country have been created through Labor Department programs supported by Recovery Act
A spokesman of the Labor Department told reporter here on Wednesday that the government has notified the wages of the brick kiln workers and directed the owners of kiln houses to pay notified wages whereas local administration has also imposed section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) over payment of low wages.
Employment also rose in amusements; gambling and recreation, according to the report from the Labor Department.
Barack Obama's administration, the Labor Department announced Thursday that
1 percent, according to the Labor Department figures.
According to New York Daily News, the US Labor Department has reported that there were 374,000 first-time unemployment claims last week, the lowest weekly total since May 19.
As a result, 795 qualified women, African-Americans and job seekers of Asian and Hispanic descent were denied the opportunity to advance to the interview stage when applying for production and laborer positions," the Labor Department said.
WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases employment data for April, 8:30 a.