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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According to the US Department of Labor," reports Heribert Batiz, executive director of JobCentro, "by the year 2050 more than 25% of the population will be of Hispanic Heritage.
Other ITAA Workforce Development initiatives include replicating a successful program to train and place people with disabilities for IT jobs through a US Department of Labor grant; ; a program encouraging IT involvement among African Americans, Native Americans and Hispanics; and implementing a nationwide program to engage IT employers in School-to-Work activities also with US Department of Labor grant support.
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