@media (max-width: 992px){.usa-js-mobile-nav--active, .usa-mobile_nav-active {overflow: auto!important;}} News Release. Phone: (671) 475-7044/36 Fax: (671) 475-6811 This rule will encourage the full and equal participation of religious organizations as federal contractors. 1-866-487-2365 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2020. CHICAGO, IL – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago have signed a two-year alliance to promote workplace safety and health training and educational opportunities for Consulate and Mexican nationals working in Illinois. DETROIT, MI – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Consulate General of Mexico in Detroit have signed a two-year alliance to promote workplace safety and health training and educational opportunities for Consulate and Mexican nationals working in Michigan and Northern Ohio. An official website of the United States government. The .gov means it’s official. 1-866-4-USA-DOL UI Weekly Claims: Latest News Release. Secure .gov websites use HTTPS. December 07, 2020. ol{list-style-type: decimal;} 2/5 - Gov. U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Final Rule to Implement Legal Requirements for Religious Exemption, The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today released its, Implementing Legal Requirements Regarding the Equal Opportunity Clause’s Religious Exemption”. News Release For Immediate Release: August 27, 2020 ADOL Announces Extended Benefits Program to Expire; Benefits to Continue Through September 19 MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Labor announced today that the Extended Benefits (EB) program will expire on August 29, 2020. WASHINGTON, DC – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Nov. 26, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations arising from 255 inspections for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $3,403,139. WASHINGTON, DC – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Dec. 3, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations arising from 263 inspections for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $3,504,345. TAMPA, FL – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Brewland Development LLC – a Tampa, Florida, restaurant – has paid $70,575 in back wages to 36 employees to resolve minimum wage and overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). News Release Connect with DOL at https://blog.dol.gov TRANSMISSION OF MATERIALS IN THIS RELEASE IS EMBARGOED UNTIL 8:30 A.M. (Eastern) Thursday, December 10, 2020 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE WEEKLY CLAIMS SEASONALLY ADJUSTED DATA In the week ending December 5, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 853,000, an increase of WASHINGTON, DC – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Nov. 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations arising from 244 inspections for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting … ADOL will continue to pay these benefits through September 19, 2020. This rule will encourage the full and equal participation of religious organizations as federal contractors. Access to historical data for the "A" tables of the Employment Situation News Release ; Access to historical data for the "B" tables of the Employment Situation News Release ; HTML version of the entire news release ; The PDF version of the news release News release charts Supplemental Files Table of Contents Last Modified Date: December 04, 2020 News Release For Immediate Release December 10, 2020 INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FOR WEEK ENDING 12/5/2020 MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of November 29 – December 5, 2020. Final Rule, which will be published in an upcoming edition of the Federal Register. NEWS RELEASE DOLE sends home 136k OFWs In its continuing efforts ... in assisting migrant workers affected by the pandemic, over 136,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have been transported to their respective home provinces, the Department of Labor and Employment reported on Wednesday. After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Men’s T Clinic – operator of a testosterone replacement center in Pasadena, Texas – has paid back wages of $3,432 to an employee to whom it wrongly denied emergency paid sick leave and terminated despite a doctor’s order for the employee to quarantine with coronavirus symptoms. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury Issue Final Rule to Provide Greater Flexibility for Grandfathered Group Health Plans, Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report, Clearwater, Florida, Manufacturer Pays $13,133 in Back Wages to Workers After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Uncovers Overtime Violations. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Postal Square Building 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE Washington, DC 20212-0001 Telephone: 1-202-691-5200 Federal Relay Service: 1-800-877-8339 www.bls.gov Contact Us resources In the week ending December 5, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 853,000, an increase of 137,000 from the previous week's revised level. News Release U.S. Department of Labor | April 10, 2020 U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Latest Guidance Regarding Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) today announced the publication of Unemployment Insurance Program The number of Idahoans who filed a continued claim for regular state unemployment insurance benefits increased 3 percent for the week ending Nov. 28 to 9,245, up 452 more than the previous week. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury today announced a final rule that amends the requirements for grandfathered group health plans and grandfathered group health insurance coverage to preserve their grandfather status. Department of Industrial Relations - News releases. NYS Department of Labor Announces $9.2 Billion in Unemployment Benefits Paid During Covid-19 Pandemic, Including Nearly $290 Million Released Through New System for Back Pay 05/13/2020 NYS Department of Labor Announces Over 330,000 PUA Applications Processed, More Than $7.4 Billion in Benefits Paid Since Covid-19 Pandemic Began Lakeland, Florida, Painting Company Pays $55,439 in Back Wages After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Overtime Violations, U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $33,492 in Back Wages For Louisiana Concrete Construction and Demolition Employees. Important Notice to NYS Employers: The Department of Labor issued a directive to remind employers of their obligation to provide information to employees to help them promptly complete the unemployment insurance benefits application. U.S. Department of Labor Recovers Back Wages for 55 Workers After Louisiana Seafood Processor Fails to Provide Required Sick Leave, ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic, U.S. Department of Labor Applauds the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection’s Action on Forced Labor in China. /*-->*/. August 19, 2013. For Immediate Release: Dec. 9, 2020 Media Contacts: Georgia Smith, Georgia.Smith@labor.idaho.gov or Darlene Carnopis, Darlene.Carnopis@labor.idaho.gov. The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notices qualified business closings and mass layoffs. News Release Department of Labor and Employment December 10, 2020 Application for CAMP ends today (December 11) Formal sector workers seeking government assistance under the COVID Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) have only until Friday (December 11) to apply, the labor department announced yesterday. The U.S. Department of Labor today applauded the efforts of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection for combatting forced labor in China with the issuance of a withhold release order on cotton harvested or processed by the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, including any products made from that cotton, such as apparel, garments and textiles. News Source: Virginia Department of Labor and Industry Like, Share, Save this Press Release: Share Tweet Share Pin tumble Reddit Instapaper F Flipboard Buffer E-Mail Save PDF December 11, 2020. #views-exposed-form-manual-cloud-search-manual-cloud-search-results .form-actions{display:block;flex:1;} #tfa-entry-form .form-actions {justify-content:flex-start;} #node-agency-pages-layout-builder-form .form-actions {display:block;} #tfa-entry-form input {height:55px;} Washington, DC 20210 .usa-footer .container {max-width:1440px!important;} #block-googletagmanagerfooter .field { padding-bottom:0 !important; } The U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration recently announced the awarding of $90,992,062 in reentry funding through the administration of two new grants -- Pathways Home (adult focused) and Young Adult Reentry Partnership (YARP). .cd-main-content p, blockquote {margin-bottom:1em;} WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor took a range of actions to aid American workers and employers as our nation combats the coronavirus pandemic. Press releases and statements. .dol-alert-status-error .alert-status-container {display:inline;font-size:1.4em;color:#e31c3d;} U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $3,504,345 In Coronavirus Violations. The site is secure. Here you will find all the latest news and notices! Created: March 29, 2004. News Release ETA News Release: [03/14/2012] Contact Name: Dave Roberts or Jason Kuruvilla Phone Number: (202) 693-5945 or x6587 Release Number: 12-0208-NAT US Labor Department announces new tools to help states reduce improper Unemployment Insurance payments Resources promote claimant and employer compliance with state UI laws WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor … The previous week's level was revised up by 4,000 from 712,000 to 716,000. The order prevents the importation of these goods into the U.S. MOMENCE, IL - The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a conciliation agreement with Baker & Taylor LLC to resolve allegations of race and gender-based hiring discrimination against Black and male applicants at the company’s Momence, Illinois, distribution facility. News Source: Virginia Department of Labor and Industry Like, Share, Save this Press Release: Share Tweet Share Pin tumble Reddit Instapaper F Flipboard Buffer E-Mail Save PDF Today, the US Department of Labor (USDOL) held a national call to discuss the implementation of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act. 7,059 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this period. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today ratified a Joint Declaration of Intent with their German counterparts concerning cooperation on apprenticeships, vocational education and training. These targeted reintegration programs are focused on assisting justice-involved individuals in gaining meaningful … LAKELAND, FL – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Universal Painting Corp. – a painting company based in Lakeland, Florida – has paid $55,439 in back wages to 71 employees to resolve overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). .usa-footer .grid-container {padding-left: 30px!important;} .manual-search ul.usa-list li {max-width:100%;} Ricketts, Labor Commissioner Albin Announce $11.4 Million in New Tax Relief 1/24 - State Unemployment Rate Remains 3.1 Percent in December 1/17 - Online Tax Resources Recent Labor News view all. U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Clearwater, Florida – has paid $13,133 in back wages to 20 employees, Tampa, Florida, Restaurant Pays $70,575 in Back Wages After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Uncovers Wage Violations, a Tampa, Florida, restaurant – has paid $70,575, U.S. Department of Labor, Mexican Consulate in Chicago Establish Alliance to Protect and Educate Mexican Workers in Illinois on Safety, U.S. Department of Labor, Mexican Consulate in Detroit Establish Alliance to Protect and Educate Mexican Workers in Michigan and Ohio on Safety, U.S. Department of Labor, Missouri Association of Manufacturers Establish Alliance to Address Machine and Other Manufacturing Hazards, U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Craft Brewers Renew Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety in Ohio Breweries, Pasadena, Texas, Employer Pays Back Wages to Employee Wrongly Denied Paid Sick Leave After Doctor’s Order to Quarantine. 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