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May 22, 2015, 09:29 ET

PA Unemployment Rate remains at 5.3% in April

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for April 2015. Pennsylvania's unemployment...

May 14, 2015, 14:01 ET

Pennsylvania Training for Health and Safety Program Saves Employers more than $2 Million during April

The Pennsylvania Training for Health and Safety (PATHS) program certified and re-certified more than 50 workplace safety committees and saved...

May 07, 2015, 09:08 ET

PA Department of Labor & Industry Will Host Blindness Awareness Expo

The PA Department of Labor & Industry's Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services (BBVS), and the Advisory...

Apr 17, 2015, 12:30 ET

PA Unemployment Rate at 5.3% in March

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for March 2015. Pennsylvania's unemployment...

Apr 16, 2015, 14:42 ET

PA Department of Labor & Industry Releases Pennsylvania Career Guides

The Pennsylvania Career Guide, produced annually by the Department of Labor and Industry (L&I), has helped students and job seekers alike...

Apr 07, 2015, 16:03 ET

Pennsylvania Mayors Join Nationwide Effort to Recognize Impact of National Service

Pennsylvania mayors from 22 towns and cities joined more than 1,000 mayors nationwide to participate in the third annual Mayors' Day of Recognition...

Mar 30, 2015, 16:49 ET

Comisionada de Trabajo multa panadería por más de $185,000 por robo de sueldo

La Comisionada del Trabajo de California, Julie A. Su, aplicó una multa a una empresa mayorista con sede en Vista que vende sus galletitas...

Mar 27, 2015, 10:06 ET

Wolf Administration Announces Significant Workers' Comp Insurance Rate Cut While Maintaining Benefit Levels for Injured Workers

The Wolf Administration today announced Pennsylvania businesses will see a significant cut in workers' compensation insurance rates while benefit...

Mar 23, 2015, 11:00 ET

Pennsylvania Support Service Providers to People Who are Deaf-Blind Participate in Training

The Department of Labor & Industry's Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services, and the Office for the...

Mar 20, 2015, 11:30 ET

Labor Commissioner Cites Wholesale Bakery over $185,000 for Wage Theft Violations

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su cited a Vista-based wholesaler that sells its gourmet cookies to Whole Foods and gourmet grocery stores...

Mar 20, 2015, 09:37 ET

PA Unemployment Rate at 5.2% in February

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for February 2015. Pennsylvania's unemployment...

Mar 06, 2015, 11:08 ET

PA Unemployment Rate at 5.1% for January

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for January 2015. Pennsylvania's unemployment...

Mar 03, 2015, 21:51 ET

Comisionada del Trabajo cita a negocios de autolavado de Los Ángeles más de $1.3 millones por robo de salarios

LOS ÁNGELES, 3 de marzo de 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La semana pasada la Oficina de la Comisionada del Trabajo de California...

Mar 03, 2015, 19:31 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf's Budget Reflects Renewed Focus on Jobs that Pay for Department of Labor and Industry

Governor Wolf announced today that his budget raises the minimum wage for over a million Pennsylvanians, makes significant investments for...

Mar 03, 2015, 17:47 ET

Labor Commissioner Cites Los Angeles Car Wash Businesses over $1.3 Million for Wage Theft

The California Labor Commissioner's Office last week cited car wash businesses in the Los Angeles area more than $1.3 million for wage theft...

Feb 02, 2015, 10:00 ET

Pennsylvania Support Service Providers to People Who are Deaf-Blind Participate in Training

 The Department of Labor & Industry's Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services, and the Office for...

Nov 25, 2014, 19:40 ET

La Comisionada del Trabajo cita a diez restaurantes tipo buffet en el norte de California por $16 millones debido a robo salarial

La Comisionada del Trabajo en California, Julie A. Su, emitió citaciones por robo salarial que suman aproximadamente $16 millones en contra de...

Nov 25, 2014, 14:46 ET

Labor Commissioner Cites Ten Northern California Buffet Restaurants $16 Million for Wage Theft Violations

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has issued wage theft citations totaling approximately $16 million against ten Northern California buffet...

Nov 19, 2014, 15:31 ET

Comisionada del Trabajo obtiene US$4 millones en pagos adeudados para trabajadores de restaurante de San Francisco

Julie A. Su, Comisionada del Trabajo de California, ha colaborado en la negociación de un acuerdo de US$4 millones en representación de...

Nov 19, 2014, 11:30 ET

Labor Commissioner Obtains $4 Million in Back Pay for San Francisco Restaurant Workers

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has assisted in brokering a $4 million settlement on behalf of 280 workers at Michelin-rated dim sum...