Labor Department

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Noun1.Labor Department - the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United StatesLabor Department - 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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In June, the dates of June 5 and June 12 are declared regular holidays in celebration of Eid'l Fitr and Philippine Independence Day, respectively, the labor department said in a statement.
WASHINGTON (Alliance News) - A day ahead of the release of the more closely watched monthly jobs report, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing first-time claims for US unemployment benefits were unchanged in the week ended last Saturday.
The district labor department seems to be non-functional due to its negligence in controlling bonded labor and giving labor rights to the workers community of this region.
They get to do that under proposed rules the Labor Department issued in March.
"Employers in the private sector are reminded to observe the following rules on the payment of wages for the said special non-working holiday," the labor department said.
Labor Department announced Friday that the economy added 304,000 jobs in January.
According to the labor department, the worker had been barred from leaving the residence of her employer in Banqiao District for several months.
KARACHI -- Provincial Minister for Labor and Human Resources Ghulam Murtaza Baloch said on Monday that labor department will construct new residence projects to resolve the issues of accommodation for poor workers.
WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (KUNA) -- The US economy added 201,000 jobs in August, and the national unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent, one of the lowest levels in 50 years, the Labor Department reported Friday.
A spokesman of labor department said here Monday that Assistant Director Labour Mohammad Yaseen along with his team on a tip-off raided and recovered minor Salman from brick kiln in 227-RB, Khurram Shehzad and Salman from brick kiln in Chak No.228-RB where they forced labour was taken from them.
Freedom Village USA, the Yates County facility for troubled youths, is awaiting a decision on its appeal of the state Labor Department's claim that the organization owes more than $1.5 million in unpaid wages.