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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...

Jun 19, 2014, 17:17 ET
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$74M in grants to provide employment services for formerly incarcerated adults and youth with juvenile records announced by US Labor Department

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of $74 million in grants to 37 community service organizations to provide employment,...

Jun 06, 2014, 10:33 ET
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Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on May employment numbers

­U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the May 2014 Employment Situation report released today: "The...

May 16, 2014, 11:50 ET

State Agencies Recognize Seven Pennsylvanians for Workforce Success

The Governor's Achievement Award was presented recently to seven Pennsylvanians who have benefited from workforce development initiatives in the...

May 16, 2014, 10:13 ET

PA Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.7% in April; Lowest Rate Since September 2008

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