Department of Labor


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Noun1.Department of Labor - the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United StatesDepartment of Labor - the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA - a government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment
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Calista designed its maritime apprenticeship program in partnership with the US Department of Labor's Office of Apprenticeship and with the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, including AVTEC.
Alaska, Department of Labor and Workforce Development
As yet, the run-up in the prices of energy and other commodities appears to have had only a modest effect on core inflation, ongoing productivity gains have helped to hold the growth of unit labor costs in check, and inflation expectations remain contained," the Fed said in a statement released after the meeting and before the Department of Labor inflation report.
Hundreds of local workers were denied or delayed compensation, while the Department of Labor and Department of Energy debated which workers qualified for the program.
According to the Department of Labor, The grant project will provide training to workers for opportunities in high-growth occupations such as health care, educational services, and professional and technical services.
Department of Labor vacancies, information from the USA-JOBS profile is transferred directly to DOORS; applicants then answer vacancy-specific questions to complete the process.
Under the proposed Department of Labor changes to the definitions of exempt employees, most salaried employees who earn more than $100,000 per year in total compensation, not counting health and retirement benefits, will be exempt from coverage as a "highly compensated" white-collar worker as long as they have any duty identifiable as executive, administrative, or professional.
The Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is in charge of auditing contract compliance and just like the IRS, if you are not prepared, your company can not only lose contracts but face major costs to resolve problems.
Department of Labor addresses work and family issues
These homicides constituted 14 percent of worker deaths (US Department of Labor, 1996).

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