Secretary of Labor


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Secretary of Labor

The head of the U.S. federal government department charged with enforcement of laws regulating workplace conditions, minimum wages, and other federal labor laws. The secretary is also responsible for the administration of unemployment insurance and collection of some economic statistics, particularly regarding unemployment. He or she is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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Recommendation: To further strengthen Labor's IT planning and oversight process and financial management, the Secretary of Labor should direct the Chief Information Officer to ensure systems fully comply with NIST 800-53 revision 3 guidance and, if not, take appropriate steps to meet these requirements.
As Secretary of Labor it was her brief to protect the interests of American workers, but she emerged as a militant free trader--a stance she maintains in this campaign.
As Secretary of Labor, Wilson explained that even though the purpose of the Department was to promote the welfare of American workers, "in the execution of that purpose the element of fairness to every interest is of equal importance .
ACCSH has advised the assistant secretary of labor on construction standards and policy matters for nearly 40 years.
Recommendation: To improve the effectiveness of the Black Lung Benefits Program, the Secretary of Labor should consider shortening the time required to schedule hearings for black lung cases by examining the feasibility of using video teleconferencing technology to streamline the scheduling of hearings in remote areas.
By nominating Herman for secretary of labor, President Clinton may have scored political points with women and civil rights groups--as well as with Herman's numerous well-connected friends.
Secretary of Labor Martin acknowledges some may view the PBGC's efforts to switch to accrual accounting as a "gimmick," but finds it "a rather strange way to describe the proper accounting required of all insurance companies.
Department of Labor, Fourth Annual Report of the Secretary of Labor (Washington, U.
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Recommendation: In order to ensure the quality and consistency of the whistleblower program and to ensure that OSHA has reliable information to use to monitor the program, the Secretary of Labor should direct the Assistant Secretary of OSHA to ensure that its new information system for tracking whistleblower complaints includes information on cases that are screened-out before they are investigated and the reasons for being screened-out.
Representing the federal agency was Jonathan Snare, deputy assistant secretary of labor for OSHA, and signing for the home builders was Andy Anderson, 2005 chairman of the NAHB construction safety and health committee.
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