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.
Garage Door Services by Overhead Door LLC, $5,837.53 in unpaid state Department of Labor and Industries taxes.
Gabe 5 LLC, $1,937.39 in unpaid Department of Labor & Industries taxes.
Novak, $17,867.24 in unpaid Department of Labor and Industries taxes.
* Alaska, Department of Labor and Workforce Development
The Department of Labor says it has undertaken several initiatives to address the situation.
Fines and penalties from the Department of Labor can be significant, but the real issue--and the real risk--is employers who terminate an employee with an attendance problem may realize too late that the employee was protected under FMLA or a state leave law, Hecker said.
Whenever a contractor is working on a "private job" which involves in some manner public property or funds, a definitive determination regarding prevailing wage applicability should be obtained as soon as possible from either the New York State Department of Labor's Bureau of Public Works or, for projects within the five boroughs of New York City, the Public Wage Bureau of the Office of the NYC Comptroller.
* On January 20, 2004, two grants totaling approximately $2.7 million were awarded to the Idaho Department of Labor.
Department of Labor, 1979), the CDM's 106 concurrent validity studies on the abilities of workers and college and vocational--technical school students (Harrington & O'Shea, 2000), and expert opinion.
Perpetrators of workplace homicides in 1996 included six percent who were either acquaintances or relatives of the worker, 14 percent who were work associates, and the final 80 percent who were committing crimes (i.e., robbery) (US Department of Labor, 1996).

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