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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(1.) Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor. 2010 current population survey.
of Year ([paragraph]) workers ** Rate rigs 2006 123 385,803 31.9 3,221 2005 98 338,234 29.0 2,735 2004 98 306,863 31.9 2,427 2003 85 292,846 29.0 2,161 2002 71 308,000 23.1 1,840 2001 98 353,000 27.8 2,367 2000 83 313,000 26.5 1,974 1999 50 329,000 15.2 1,460 1998 76 373,000 20.4 1,915 1997 85 369,000 23.0 2,365 1996 82 302,000 27.2 2,113 1995 77 336,000 22.9 2,000 1994 99 387,000 25.6 2,072 1993 94 371,000 25.3 2,146 SOURCES: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (2003-2006).

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