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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...

Oct 30, 2014, 19:46 ET

Labor Commissioner Cites Four Bay Area Assisted Living Providers More Than $3 Million for Labor Violations

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has issued more than $3 million in citations to four assisted living providers in the San Francisco Bay...

Oct 23, 2014, 15:25 ET

Labor Commissioner Issues over $963,000 in Citations to Aircraft Janitorial Services Provider for Wage Theft

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su issued citations to aircraft janitorial service contractor Spirit Airport Services following an...

Oct 17, 2014, 09:07 ET

PA Unemployment Rate Declines to 5.7% in September

 Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for September 2014. Pennsylvania's...

Aug 28, 2014, 15:13 ET
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Statement on Labor Day by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez

 Each year, Labor Day gives us an opportunity to recognize the invaluable contributions that working men and women make to our nation, our...

Aug 15, 2014, 09:35 ET

PA Unemployment Rate at 5.7% in July

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for July 2014. Pennsylvania's unemployment...

Aug 01, 2014, 14:11 ET
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Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on July employment numbers

 ­U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the July 2014 Employment Situation report released...

Jul 03, 2014, 10:26 ET

Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on June employment numbers

­U.S Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the June 2014 Employment Situation report released...

Jul 01, 2014, 20:04 ET

El Departamento de Relaciones Industriales lanza un sistema de solicitudes en línea para los contratistas de obras públicas

El Departamento de Relaciones Industriales (DIR) lanzó hoy una solicitud en línea para que los contratistas de obras públicas puedan...

Jul 01, 2014, 11:07 ET

Department of Industrial Relations Launches Public Works Contractor Online Application System

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) today launched an online application for public works contractors to meet the requirements of Senate...

Jun 23, 2014, 16:23 ET

Pennsylvania L&I Introduces a New, More Efficient System to Help Expedite UC Claims

 Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) is partnering with the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) to bring employers a solution to...

Jun 20, 2014, 09:20 ET

PA Unemployment Rate Declines in May to Five-Year Low of 5.6%; Private Jobs at Record High

 Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for May 2014. Pennsylvania's seasonally...