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  Employment & Training Administration (ETA) - U.S. Department of Labor
Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao today announced $47 million in awards to 96 entities that will provide young people with skills-based education in construction and leadership development opportunities in their own communities.
On June 20, 2007, U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao announced the U.S. Department of Labor’s third generation of Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED) regions.
On August 8, 2007, the Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), announced the availability of approximately $125 million in grant funds for Community-Based Job Training Grants.
www.doleta.gov   (315 words)

  
  United States Department of Labor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet department of the United States government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and some economic statistics.
The department is headed by the United States Secretary of Labor.
When President Taft signed the organic act, the United States Department of Commerce and Labor became the Department of Commerce and its respective labor bureaus and agencies were transferred to the newly established Department of Labor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Department_of_Labor   (616 words)

  
 Open Collections Program: Women Working: United States Department of Labor
He protested that existing government departments threw their protective arms around every enterprise fostering wealth, while no department had as its "sole object the care and protection of labor." He and his followers petitioned President Andrew Johnson for a Secretary of Labor, chosen from the ranks of workingmen, to be labor's voice in the Cabinet.
In 1903, the American Federation of Labor persuaded the Democratic Party to adopt a plank in its platform that pledged "the enactment of a law creating a Department of Labor, represented separately in the President's Cabinet." However, since Democrats controlled neither the White House nor Congress, their powers were limited.
Jonathan Grossman was the Historian for the U.S. Department of Labor.
ocp.hul.harvard.edu /ww/organizations-dep-labor.html   (3139 words)

  
 James D. Hodgson, Secretary of Labor, United States Department of Labor, Plaintiff v. United Mine Workers Of America, ...
On January 17, 1972, the United States Supreme Court granted Mike Trbovich, a member in good standing of the UMWA, leave to intervene in the Title IV aspects of this action under Rule 24(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
The United Mine Workers Journal is the official publication of the UMWA and is published and distributed free semi-monthly to the entire membership by a printing company which is furnished with a mailing list for that purpose.
Owens, defendant's secretary-treasurer, stated that the International officers were "derelict in their responsibility to give them an increase." [**15] On the same subject, Mr.
www.ipsn.org /court_cases/hodgson_v_umw-1972-05-01.htm   (6581 words)

  
 Ray MARSHALL, Secretary of Labor, United States Department of Labor, Plaintiff, v. LOCAL 1010, UNITED STEELWORKERS OF ...
At the time of the election, Connelly and Lopez were both aware that the Department of Labor believed that federal law required that voting proceed in such a fashion that no voter be identified as the caster of any particular vote.
Section 482(b) states only that the Secretary "shall" bring suit in the event that after investigating a properly filed complaint he or she finds probable cause to believe that a violation of the union election rules has occurred.
The LMRDA was enacted in the light of the extensive congressional inquiry which had identified many of the abuses by which union office-holders had used the inherent power of their [**30] offices to emasculate challenges to their leadership by the rank and file, and thereby to perpetuate dynastic control of a number of unions.
www.ipsn.org /court_cases/marshall_v_local_1010_usw_1980-08-06.htm   (6494 words)

  
 United States Department Of Labor
It requires the payment of prevailing wages and fringe benefits to laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors engaged in federal construction projects.
Covered workers include all laborers and mechanics whose duties are manual or physical in nature as distinguished from mental, managerial, administrative, or clerical.
Apprentices and trainees may receive less than the applicable rate on the wage determination when individually registered in a bona fide program registered with the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, or in the case of apprentices, with a state apprenticeship agency recognized by the Bureau.
www.lectlaw.com /files/emp16.htm   (500 words)

  
 United States Department of Labor (DOL) - Equal Employment Opportunities
The United States Department of Labour fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners, and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment and other national economic measurements.
The Women's Bureau is the single governmental unit at the Federal level of the United States government exclusively concerned with serving and promoting the interests of working women.
The Department of Labour's Wage and Hour Division aims to increase compliance with labour standards in targeted low-wage industries, including the garment industry, agriculture and other industries such as health care, restaurants, janitorial services, temporary help, and hotels/motels, many of which employ a majority of women.
www.ilo.org /public/english/employment/gems/eeo/law/usa/i_dol.htm   (548 words)

  
 Circular Letter No. 15 (2002) - United States Department of Labor Benefit Claims Procedure Regulation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has promulgated a regulation, 29 CFR §2560.503-1, that establishes claims processing standards for employee welfare benefit plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C.A. §1001 et seq.
The DOL regulation preempts state law to the extent that state law prevents the application of a requirement of the regulation.
The Insurance Department is not requiring insurers to amend their subscriber contracts and certificates for compliance with the DOL requirements at this time.
www.ins.state.ny.us /cl02_15.htm   (461 words)

  
 The United States Department of Labor - Accomplishments - Alabama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Since 2001, the Department of Labor has collected nearly three quarters of a billion dollars in back wages — including overtime — for workers across the nation.
The Department of Labor has reformed the financial reporting requirements for unions so that rank and file union members will have access to more accurate and complete information about how their dues money is spent.
The Department of Labor's Hispanic Worker Initiative is focused on helping Hispanic Americans take advantage of job opportunities in high growth sectors of the economy.
library.dol.gov /dol/accomplishments/AL.htm   (913 words)

  
 Labor, United States Department of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In 1888 an independent department was created, but in 1903 labor was placed in the new Dept. of Commerce and Labor, which was reorganized as two cabinet-level departments in 1913.
The Dept. of Labor has eight major specialized divisions: the Bureau of International Labor Affairs, the Employment and Training Administration, the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration, the Employment Standards Administration, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the Veterans' Employment and Training Service.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics, a direct descendant of the 1884 Bureau of Labor, gathers data in the field of labor economics.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/L/Labor-U1S1.asp   (718 words)

  
 United States Department of Labor - Jobs, Corp Human Resources (HR) Recruiting Information: Vault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
William Howard Taft signed the law creating the Department of Labor in his last hours as President, just before Woodrow Wilson took office in March 1913.
The new department, intended to "foster, promote and develop the welfare of working people," was assembled from four existing government agencies that dealt with statistics, immigration, naturalization and child welfare, plus a new labor mediation group, the U.S. Conciliation Service.
United States Department of Labor employee surveys are collected by Vault editors, Vault Gold Surveys provide detailed information on specific employers.
www.vault.com /jobs-company/UnitedStatesDepartmentofLabor.html   (319 words)

  
 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet department of the United_States government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and some economic statistics.
President William_Howard_Taft signed The_Organic_Act_of_the_Department_of_Labor establishing the Department of Labor on March_4, 1913, his last day in office.
It became a bureau again within the Department of Commerce and Labor, which was established February_14, 1903.
www.bellabuds.com /United_States_Department_of_Labor   (391 words)

  
 Government Programmes in the United States -Department of Labor - Equal Employment Opportunities
The Department of Labor’s Office of Small Business Programs is partnering with the Small Business Administration under a Memorandum of Understanding, signed March 1999, to increase the participation of women-owned small business in prime and subcontracting opportunities at the Department of Labor and to foster women’s business enterprises in the Federal marketplace.
The Department of Labor launched a "No Sweat" campaign in 1995 targeted at garment workers, who are mostly women, in order to increase compliance with labour standards in the industry (such as the minimum wage, overtime pay, and child labour requirements).
Department of Labor: the Department established partnerships with state, local and community-based, and religious organisations and Private Industry Councils throughout the country for recruitment.
www.ilo.org /public/english/employment/gems/eeo/program/usa/dol.htm   (1970 words)

  
 Foreign Labor Certification
The Division of Foreign Labor Certification (DFLC) provides national leadership and policy guidance to carry out the responsibilities of the Secretary of Labor under the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, concerning foreign workers seeking admission to the United States for employment.
Foreign labor certification programs are designed to ensure that the admission of foreign workers into the United States on a permanent or temporary basis will not adversely affect the job opportunities, wages, and working conditions of U.S. workers.
Employment based immigration is a complex process that may involve a number of government agencies within the Federal Department of Labor, the State Department of Labor, the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigrant Services (BCIS) and the Department of State.
atlas.doleta.gov /foreign   (666 words)

  
 United States Secretary of Labor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Secretary of Labor is the head of the United States Department of Labor.
Previously there was one Secretary of Commerce and Labor, uniting this department with the Department of Commerce, which is now headed by a separate Secretary of Commerce.
This page was last modified 23:29, 4 October 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Secretary_of_Labor   (88 words)

  
 United States Department Of Labor
United States Department Of Labor Employment Standards Administration Fact Sheet No. ESA 91-2 r
FEDERAL CHILD LABOR LAWS IN FARM JOBS The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), as amended, sets standards for child labor in agriculture.
When both State and federal child labor laws apply, the law setting the more stringent standard must be observed.
www.lectlaw.com /files/emp15.htm   (454 words)

  
 IDOL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This poster is available on the Illinois Department of Labor web page (English) (Español) or by contacting the agency at:
A poster entitled "Your rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Federal Minimum Wage" is required of all employers covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The five United States Department of Labor posters are available from:
www.state.il.us /agency/idol/Posters/poster.htm   (567 words)

  
 United States Department of Labor - LexisNexis InfoPro - Zimmerman's Research Guide
Carol shares her expertise and experience in the September Column, the Knowledge Exchange article in the newsletter, and all the weekly research tips appearing this month.
Most Department of Labor materials are posted on the DOL Web site including the statutes, regs, executive orders & notices administered or issued by the Department (www.dol.gov).
Selected letters are published in the "Wages and Hours Manual" included in the BNA Labor Relations Reporter (in the general index under "Opinion Letters").
www.lexisnexis.com /infopro/zimmerman/disp.aspx?z=2070   (717 words)

  
 United States Department of Labor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
President William Howard Taft signed establishing the Department of Labor on March 4, 1913, his last day in office.
United States Department of Labor Official Website (http://www.dol.gov/)
This page was last modified 10:00, 23 Jun 2005.
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/United_States_Department_of_Labor   (481 words)

  
 United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Boston, MA 02203   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Boston, MA 02203
Table A. Fatal occupational injuries for the United States, New England, and New England states, 1998-2002
accounting for 31 percent of the total, there was much variation among the six states.
www.hymas.com /government/Department-of-Labor-fc251.php   (558 words)

  
 USDOL/Office of Administrative Law Judges Law Library - Immigration Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This final rule is effective on March 28, 2005, and applies to labor certification applications for the permanent employment of aliens filed on or after that date.
The Department of Labor has acquired this database and is making available for public access on this web site.
Decisions involving temporary labor certification arising under 8 USC 1101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(a); 1188(c) (H-2A and H-2B visas - ETA actions) [20 CFR Part 655, Subparts B and C] For decisions involving the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers Protection Act ("MSP"), see the Miscellaneous Traditional caselist.
www.oalj.dol.gov /libina.htm   (407 words)

  
 United States Department of Justice
The awards, made as part of the Department’s Violent Crime Reduction Partnership, will bring together state and local law enforcement agencies as part of violent crime task forces.
The Justice Department announced today that Red Wing, Minn., landlords Thomas and Dawn Fischer have agreed to pay $240,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that Mr.
The civil injunction order was entered in a lawsuit in which the Justice Department alleged that Chikudo, who operates Quick Return Tax Services and Income Tax Services, prepares federal income tax returns claiming fraudulent fuel tax credits.
www.usdoj.gov   (377 words)

  
 Backlog Centers
As part of our effort to improve the processing of permanent labor certification applications, Permanent cases from the Regional Offices and the State Workforce Agencies are being transferred to the ETA Backlog Processing Centers.
Individuals should send an e-mail to the appropriate Backlog Center explaining the need for the H-1B extension and requesting verification that their application is pending at the Center.
In order to learn when a specific case was received by a backlog center, first locate the state where the Permanent Foreign Labor Certification application was submitted.
www.ows.doleta.gov /foreign/times.asp   (567 words)

  
 TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development
Priority dates are assigned to the application and prevailing wage determinations for the occupation are made upon receipt.
Employers and/or their agents are guided through the application process, which includes testing the area market for qualified United States workers.
When the recruitment process has been completed the application and required documentation is forwarded to the United States Department of Labor for determination to certify or deny the application.
www.state.tn.us /labor-wfd/overview/alien.htm   (467 words)

  
 David Loney Pleads Guilty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In one method, LONEY entered false information on United States Department of Labor forms in order to make ineligible employees appear to be eligible for the WOTC and WtW tax credits.
At the conclusion of the guilty plea hearing, LONEY was released under the supervision of the United States Probation Office.
The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Sean R. Berry and investigated by the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Department of Labor, and the Dubuque Police Department.
www.oig.dol.gov /public/media/loney.html   (527 words)

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