Unpaid internships are back, with the Labor Department"s blessing

The U.S. Labor Department rolled out new guidel.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 13th, 2018

Six local Arco AM/PM stations hit with federal fines for unpaid overtime

The owner of six Sacramento-area Arco AM/PM stations is facing federal fines for allegedly failing to pay overtime and travel expenses for 47 employees, according to the U.S. Labor Department. The owner has been charged $66,075 in back wages plus damages.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2016

Trump Administration Wants to Roll Back Obama-Era Rule That Stops Tip-Pooling

The Department of Labor argues that the rule contributes to pay disparities between servers and other staff like dishwashers......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 5th, 2017

Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Levels Since 1973

The Labor Department of has reported that the number of Americans filing new unemployment applications fell to the lowest level in 44 years — back to March 31, 1973......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 19th, 2017

U.S. Inflation Picks Up

Inflation may finally be getting back on track to reach the Federal Reserve’s goal, as the U.S. cost of living accelerated following a weak stretch, Labor Department data showed Thursday. Highlights o.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 14th, 2017

Labor Department Starts To Roll Back Obama Overtime Rule

The Labor Department .....»»

Category: topSource: nprJul 26th, 2017

Labor Department Rethinking Obama-Era Overtime Pay Rule

On Tuesday the Labor Department formally requested information from the Office of Management and Budget, setting the stage for scaling back a rule that would make mo.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJun 28th, 2017

Labor Department Turns Back Obama-Era Policies

The Labor Department has withdrawn guidance from the prior administration that broadened the definition of when multiple employers could be responsible for same worker......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 8th, 2017

Trump administration rolls back pro-worker rules

The Labor Department rescinded guidance that held franchise companies and franchisee.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 8th, 2017

Labor Department walks back Obama-era guidance on "joint employers" and gig workers

In a departure from the Obama administration’s wo.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 7th, 2017

Trump"s labor department rolled back an Obama-era rule designed to protect workers from being mistreated

Lucy Nicholson/ReutersThe US Labor Department on Wednesday said it was rescinding the Obama administration's standard for determining when companies are "joint employers" of contract and franchise workers, in the agency's first major shift in labor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 7th, 2017

U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 16-Year Low Despite Slower Job Growth

(WASHINGTON) — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in May by adding only 138,000 jobs. Hiring was still enough to help keep pushing unemployment lower. The Labor Department said Fri.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJun 2nd, 2017

Department Of Labor Can"t Hold Back The Fiduciary Tide

Department Of Labor Can"t Hold Back The Fiduciary Tide.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 25th, 2017

DOL Can’t Hold Back The Fiduciary Tide

After months of delay, the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule will finally go into effect on June 9. Labor Secretary A.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 25th, 2017

U.S. Job Growth Bounces Back; Unemployment at 10-Year Low

The economy added 211,000 jobs in April, the Labor Department said, after weak hiring figures for March. The jobless rate declined to 4.4 percent......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 5th, 2017

America has a retirement problem, not a saving problem

HOUSE Resolution 67, which Donald Trump signed last week, rolls back a rule that the Labor Department finalised late last year, which would have made it easier for cities and counties to run ret.....»»

Category: topSource: economistApr 18th, 2017

Trump says he created 600,000 jobs. Not true

On Tuesday, President Trump claimed he has created 600,000 jobs so far. Government data does not back that up. Only 317,000 jobs have been created so far, according to Labor Department data......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnApr 11th, 2017

Wells Fargo Has to Pay a WhistleBlower $5.4 Million and Give Him His Job Back

After he reported suspected fraud The federal government has ordered Wells Fargo to reinstate a former bank manager who lost his job after reporting suspected fraudulent behavior at the bank. The Labor Department’s Occu.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 4th, 2017

Disney Coughs Up $3.8 Million For Violating Minimum Wage Laws - Daily Caller

Christian Science MonitorDisney Coughs Up $3.8 Million For Violating Minimum Wage LawsDaily CallerWalt Disney Co. has agreed to pay $3.8 million in back wages, after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation found.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 19th, 2017

Disney will pay $3.8 million in back wages in agreement with the Labor Department

The Walt Disney Co. has reached an agreement .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 18th, 2017

Disney to pay $3.8M to workers who were charged for costumes

Walt Disney Co. must pay more than 16,000 Florida employees a total of $3.8 million in back wages after charging them for their costumes, according to the Department of Labor......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 17th, 2017