1 hr ago | Law.com
Earlier this month the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed- and quickly settled -its first lawsuit accusing an employer of gathering illegal genetic information during a job applicant's medical exam.
3 hrs ago | C-SPAN
Jacqueline Berrien testified about Equal Employment Opportunity Commission policies and practices.Much of the hearing was focused on the agency's reasons for changing its guidance on criminal background .. Read More Jacqueline Berrien testified about Equal Employment Opportunity Commission policies and practices.Much of the hearing was focused on ... (more)
6 hrs ago | Salon
Addressing reporters Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said, "If you are asking me whether the president believes that journalists should be prosecuted for doing their jobs, the answer is no." The comment came in light of revelations that in 2010 an FBI agent had described Fox News correspondent James Rosen as a possible ... (more)
7 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star
The acting U.S. secretary of labor, Seth Harris, believes enough Americans back an increase in the minimum wage strongly enough that Congress will raise it next year.
9 hrs ago | The Post-Standard
The U.S. Department of Labor is suing a defunct Syracuse construction company to free retirement funds belonging to 19 former employees.
12 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record
Unemployment rates dropped in the mid-Hudson region last month compared to the same time a year ago, with some of the biggest employment gains found in the leisure and hospitality industries.
16 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
A collection of new legal firework devices as described by the Bureau of Fire Services within the Department of Labor and Economic Growth seen here on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Motor City Fireworks in Monroe, Mich.
19 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
When the Sun-Times decided to shrink its payroll in 1998 by firing Washington reporter Basil Talbott, former senator Paul Simon and future governor Rod Blagojevich both protested publicly, and Jesse Jackson called the editor of the paper.
Tennessee issued 64,300 work opportunity tax credits in fiscal 2012, representing potential federal income tax savings in excess of $232 million for businesses, according to a news release.
In good news for the jobless and employers alike, the state's 1970s-era computer that processes unemployment claims is finally getting replaced.
Curtis v. Time Warner Entertainment-Advance/Newhouse Partnership Plaintiffs have made the modest factual showing required for conditional class certification under the Fair Labor Standards Act: plaintiffs have made a showing that defendant's sales representatives were required to work off the clock in order to make sure that defendant's software ... (more)
U.S. workers are obviously having a tough time getting a grip on their retirement savings , but many may not know help is available from an unlikely source -- their employer.
If you have the guts to blow the whistle on a Wall Street investment fraud and approach U.S. regulators with your allegations, beware the case of Kathleen Furey.
Health Service Journal has a great scoop this afternoon that NHS boss Sir David Nicholson will retire in March 2014.
While one's earning potential increases with a college degree, you don't necessarily need to spend $40,000 a year for a diploma for a job that pays as much.
All employees have basic rights . We can't be chained to our desks or held as indentured servants, for example.
First they came for Fox News, and they did not speak out-because they were not Fox News.
The Maine Department of Labor has added three more sessions of its popular free course that educates employers and the public about regulations governing the workplace.