U.S. Department of Labor


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U.S. Department of Labor

Administers ongoing and special public employment programs that may aid rehabilitation of historic properties.
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The mission of the U.S. Department of Labor is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.
Yet, 77% of high school seniors expect to receive the bachelor's degree (Olson, 1996), and 67% of the 1997 high school graduates were enrolled in college in the fall of 1997 (U.S. Department of Labor, 1998).
For further information on this legislation, contact the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
The U.S. Department of Labor's 1991 Dictionary of Occupational Titles recognized 12,741 occupations in the U.S.
Each year, employers spend tremendous resources fighting employee lawsuits, complying with the demands of government agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), to investigate possible violations of employment laws.
Following a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation, Gonzalez Rebar LLC based in Lake Village, Arkansas has paid $20,312 in civil money penalties to settle H-2B non-immigrant visa program violations.
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the nation's largest and oldest association of construction contractors, announced that it has entered into a formal partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor.
But Charles Jeffress, assistant secretary for occupational safety and health with the U.S. Department of Labor, denied that the rule would result in the federal government interfering with how the states administer workers' comp or that the department was exceeding its statutory authority.
After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Good Hands Supported Living LTD based in Columbus, Ohio has paid $230,696 in back wages to 74 employees.
A Construction Industry Institute study indicates that 75 percent of contractors are experiencing shortages--and the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the construction industry will need to attract 240,000 workers each year, to replace those leaving the workforce or retiring, while still allowing for industry growth.
The U.S. Department of labor's Current Population Survey provided additional information.
"The U.S. Department of Labor remains committed to ensuring employees receive all the wages they have rightfully earned," said Wage and Hour Division District Director Daniel White, in Jacksonville, Florida.

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