Stories tagged: Department of Labor
Wed., June 7, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
Labor secretary defends merging anti-discrimination agencies
Cutting and merging two agencies that investigate workplace discrimination won’t reduce the government’s enforcement power, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Wednesday. But Democrats pointed to what they say is President …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:24 p.m.
AFL-CIO ready to sue if Trump waters down overtime regulations
The AFL-CIO will sue if the Department of Labor tries to water down a boost in overtime eligibility put in place by the Obama administration, the chief of the labor …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
170,000 job-seekers compromised by hacking at Idaho Department of Labor
The Idaho Department of Labor says about 170,000 of the state’s 530,000 job-seeker accounts have been compromised by a hacking incident.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Labor secretary nominee’s company outsourced jobs
The fast-food empire run by President Donald Trump’s pick for Labor secretary outsourced its technology department to the Philippines, a move that runs counter to Trump’s mantra to keep jobs …
Mon., Oct. 12, 2009, 10:39 a.m.
Idaho tops $500 million in unemployment payouts
The state has paid out nearly $504 million in regular, extended and supplemental unemployment insurance benefits so far this year.
Fri., Feb. 6, 2009
Spouse’s tax problems dog nominee
WASHINGTON – Labor Secretary nominee Hilda Solis became the latest Cabinet nominee to face questions about unpaid taxes Thursday as a Senate panel abruptly postponed a scheduled vote on her …