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  • AFL-CIO says Labor and Faith Forge Partnership for Social, Racial and Economic Justice

    AFL-CIO says Labor and Faith Forge Partnership for Social, Racial and Economic Justice| site |


    (September 15, 2020) - - The AFL-CIO published today, September 15, 2020, the following information:

    Today, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival and the AFL-CIO marked the 57th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, where four girls were killed, with a virtual candlelight vigil and commitment to a 10-point pledge for social, racial and economic justice. At this moment in history, labor and faith are coming together, standing together and acting to stop the injustices that plague the nation—institutional racism and racist violence, the immoral response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the deepening economic crisis driven by division and greed. “We’re here together—the Poor People’s Campaign and America’s AFL-CIO, America’s unions—because we have to be. We must be,” the Rev. Dr. Wil
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Awards 11.2 Million Dollars in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants

    U.S. Department of Labor Awards $11.2 Million in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants | site |



    (September 18, 2020) - - Today, September 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded approximately $11.2 million in Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants to 90 nonprofit organizations nationwide. The grants will provide education and training programs to help workers and employers recognize serious workplace hazards, including the coronavirus, implement injury prevention measures and understand their rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Under President Trump’s Qualified Opportunity Zones Executive Order, OSHA awarded 80 grants to conduct occupational safety and health training in urban and economically distressed areas. The 2020 Harwood grant awards al
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Awards nearly 24 Million Dollars in Grants for Job Corps Scholars Program for At-Risk Youth

    U.S. Department of Labor Awards nearly $24 Million in Grants for Job Corps Scholars Program for At-Risk Youth| site |



    (May 28, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the awarding of 20 grants totaling nearly $24 million as part of the Job Corps Scholars Program, a new national demonstration project aimed at providing at-risk youth with job skills instruction, educational opportunities and individualized employment counseling. The grantees include accredited, two-year, public community colleges; accredited, public two- and four-year historically black colleges and universities (HBCU); and accredited tribally controlled colleges and universities (TCCU) that will serve Job Corps-eligible youth and young adults from 16 to 24 years of age. "As we look towards defeating coronavirus and reopening our economy, the Job Corps Scholars Program provides an innova...
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies for Coronavirus

    U.S. Department of Labor Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies for Coronavirus

    U.S. Department of Labor Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies for Coronavirus| site |



    (May 19, 2020) - - Today (May 19, 2020) the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has adopted revised policies for enforcing OSHA's requirements with respect to coronavirus as economies reopen in states throughout the country. Throughout the course of the pandemic, understanding about the transmission and prevention of infection has improved. The government and the private sector have taken rapid and evolving measures to slow the virus's spread, protect employees, and adapt to new ways of doing business. Now, as states begin reopening their economies, OSHA has issued two revised enforcement policies to ensure employers are taking action to protect their employees. First, OSHA is increasing in-person inspections at all types of workplaces. The ...
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  • Treasury, IRS and Labor announce Plan to implement Coronavirus-related Paid Leave

    Treasury, IRS and Labor announce Plan to implement Coronavirus-related Paid Leave for Workers and Tax Credits for Small and Midsize Businesses to swiftly Recover the Cost of providing Coronavirus-related Leave | site |




    (March 20, 2020) - - In a press release dated March 20, 2020 the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provided the following information:

    WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (Labor) announced that small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to their employees. This relief to employees and small and midsize businesses is provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Act), signed by President Trump on March 18, 2020. The Act will help the United States combat and ...
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule To Increase Financial Transparency for Union

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule To Increase Financial Transparency for Unions| site |



    (March 5, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information:

    WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) today announced a final rule to establish the “Form T-1” Trust Annual Report that requires unions to file annual financial reports concerning their trusts. These annual reports will increase the financial transparency of unions and ensure that members have access to information about their union’s financial transactions. The Federal Register will publish the final rule on March 6, 2020.

    The final rule requires a labor organization with total annual receipts of $250,000 or more to file a Form T-1, under certain circumstances, for each trust of the type defined by section 3(l) of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA). Such labor organizations
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  • U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia Signs First Secretary’s Orders and Announces Department Management Decisions

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia Signs First Secretary’s Orders and Announces Department Management Decisions| site |



    (February 21, 2020) - - Today (February 21, 2020), the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia announced a series of management decisions, including his first Secretary's Orders since his confirmation in September 2019. "Two constitutional principles that have guided me since my confirmation are 'fair notice' and the duty to 'take care that the laws be faithfully executed,'" Secretary Scalia said. "Establishing policy for the Department, making sure the Department is well-run, and taking responsibility for its actions are important duties of the Secretary of Labor. Today's actions enhance the ability that I and future secretaries will have to fulfill those duties." Secretary's Orders are the primary means for formally communicating policies, decisions r...
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  • General Services Administration and the Department of Labor partner in Centers of Excellence Initiative

    General Services Administration and the Department of Labor partner in Centers of Excellence Initiative| site |



    The two agencies are entering into an agile, sprint-based approach to capture requirements and define a path forward for acquisition, design, and implementation



    (February 13, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) published the following information: WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. General Services Administration and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) are entering into a partnership, as part of GSA’s Centers of Excellence (CoE) initiative, housed within the Technology Transformation Services (TTS) office. This newest CoE engagement will accelerate the modernization of DOL’s acquisition capabilities using Robotic Process Automation (RPA) expertise, a part of GSA’s newly formed Artificial Intelligence (AI) CoE. It will also position these capabilities to be scaled throughout the Department as a shared...
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Proposed Rule Regarding Equal Treatment of Faith-Based Organizations in U.S. Department of Labor-Supported Social Service Programs

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces Proposed Rule Regarding Equal Treatment of Faith-Based Organizations in U.S. Department of Labor-Supported Social Service Programs| site |




    (January 16, 2020) - - The U.S. Department of Labor published (today) the following information:

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (the Department) is proposing a rule that would implement President Trump’s Executive Order No. 13831 (May 3, 2018), remove regulatory burdens on religious organizations and ensure that religious and non-religious organizations are treated equally in Department-supported programs. The proposed rule is intended to better ensure that Department-supported social service programs are implemented in a manner that treats religious organizations fairly, consistent with the Constitution and other applicable federal law. The Department looks forward to public comments on the proposed rule. “Our nation has a proud heritage of religiou
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces John Lowry III as New Assistant Secretary for the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces John Lowry III as New Assistant Secretary for the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service| site |


    (January 6, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that John Lowry III of Chicago, Illinois has been sworn in as the Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS). "I'm thankful that John Lowry has brought his incredible experience, expertise, and passion to the Department of Labor," U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said. "As a Marine Corps veteran who's had a successful career in business, he understands well how military service can lead to exceptional contributions in the private sector. John's conviction is that America's veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses deserve every opportunity to succeed." Assistant Secretary Lowry spent 25 years in military se...
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Proposal to Protect Workers’ Rights by Increasing Financial Transparency and Union Democracy

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces Proposal to Protect Workers’ Rights by Increasing Financial Transparency and Union Democracy | site |



    (December 16, 2019) - - Today (December 16, 2019), the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information:

    WASHINGTON DC – The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) will publish a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would increase financial transparency and democratic procedures for intermediate bodies under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA), also known as the Landrum-Griffin Act. The NPRM proposes a return to OLMS' 2003 interpretation that mid-level public sector labor organizations, also known as intermediate bodies, are covered under the LMRDA if the intermediate body's national or international organization is also covered under the LMRDA. Under the proposal, these intermediate bodies also would be subject to provisions such as ann
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Promotes Worker Safety And Pay During the Holiday Season

    U.S. Department of Labor Promotes Worker Safety And Pay During the Holiday Season

    U.S. Department of Labor Promotes Worker Safety And Pay During the Holiday Season | site |



    (November 27, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information:

    WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Wage and Hour Division (WHD) remind employers to protect worker safety and pay during the upcoming holiday season.

    "During the busy holiday season, employers must focus on protecting their workers by anticipating and preventing potential hazards in the workplace," said Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Loren Sweatt. "All workers deserve a safe workplace whether they are stocking shelves, packing boxes, delivering products or selling merchandise."

    OSHA offers holiday workplace safety resources on warehousing, tractor trailer drivers, forklift safety, winter weather and crowd management. General
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  • U.S. Department of Labor says it Restored Over 2.5 Billion Dollars To Employee Benefit Plans and Participants

    U.S. Department of Labor says it Restored Over $2.5 Billion To Employee Benefit Plans and Participants | site |



    (November 21, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) today released its program results for Fiscal Year 2019. EBSA’s enforcement and benefit advisor programs recovered over $2.5 billion in payments to plans, participants and beneficiaries. EBSA’s enforcement program reported over $2 billion in recoveries from its investigations. Under its Terminated Vested Participant Project, EBSA helped participants collect nearly $1.5 billion in retirement benefits owed to them in the form of lump sum payments, present value of lifetime annuity payments and interest. EBSA’s criminal investigations led to the indictment of 76 individuals – including plan officials, corporate officers, and service providers – f
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Releases Updated Technical Assistance Guide For Construction Industry Contractors

    U.S. Department of Labor Releases Updated Technical Assistance Guide For Construction Industry Contractors| site |



    (November 13, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information:

    WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released a comprehensive Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) for the construction industry. The guide will assist contractors meet their legal requirements and responsibilities for equal employment opportunity by preventing violations before they occur.

    OFCCP published the TAG for the construction industry to reflect current regulations and provide practical, useful compliance assistance resources for contractors in the construction industry. This guide provides a valuable self-assessment tool for contractors to review the practices they have in place to eliminate discrimination and achieve their equal employment opportunity
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Job Corps Contracting Reform

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces Job Corps Contracting Reform

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces Job Corps Contracting Reform| site |


    (August 15, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information:

    WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced the release of the first solicitation under the new firm-fixed price approach to procuring Job Corps center operations on Federal Business Opportunities at https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportun...=core&_cview=0 . The vast majority of Job Corps centers are operated through contracts awarded on a competitive basis to private business operators. The Department of Labor today issued a solicitation to procure services of a contractor to operate the Flint Genesee Job Corps Center in Flint, Michigan. “The development and training of students is the top priority of every Job Corps Center,” Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Patrick Pizzella said. “Today’s announcement is a historic shift in the Department’s continued efforts to help stu
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    AFL-CIO says Labor and Faith Forge Partnership for Social, Racial and Economic Justice
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    AFL-CIO says Labor and Faith Forge Partnership for Social, Racial and Economic Justice| site |


    (September 15, 2020) - - The AFL-CIO published today, September 15, 2020, the following information:

    Today, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival and the AFL-CIO marked the 57th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, where four girls were killed, with a virtual candlelight vigil and commitment to a 10-point pledge for social, racial and economic justice. At this moment in history, labor and faith are coming together, standing together and acting to stop the injustices that plague the nation—institutional racism and racist violence, the immoral response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the deepening economic crisis driven by division and greed. “We’re here together—the Poor People’s Campaign and America’s AFL-CIO, America’s unions—because we have to be. We must be,” the Rev. Dr. Wil
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    09-21-2020, 09:19 PM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Labor Awards 11.2 Million Dollars in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants
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    U.S. Department of Labor Awards $11.2 Million in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants | site |



    (September 18, 2020) - - Today, September 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded approximately $11.2 million in Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants to 90 nonprofit organizations nationwide. The grants will provide education and training programs to help workers and employers recognize serious workplace hazards, including the coronavirus, implement injury prevention measures and understand their rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Under President Trump’s Qualified Opportunity Zones Executive Order, OSHA awarded 80 grants to conduct occupational safety and health training in urban and economically distressed areas. The 2020 Harwood grant awards al
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    09-21-2020, 01:55 PM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Labor Awards nearly 24 Million Dollars in Grants for Job Corps Scholars Program for At-Risk Youth
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    U.S. Department of Labor Awards nearly $24 Million in Grants for Job Corps Scholars Program for At-Risk Youth| site |



    (May 28, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the awarding of 20 grants totaling nearly $24 million as part of the Job Corps Scholars Program, a new national demonstration project aimed at providing at-risk youth with job skills instruction, educational opportunities and individualized employment counseling. The grantees include accredited, two-year, public community colleges; accredited, public two- and four-year historically black colleges and universities (HBCU); and accredited tribally controlled colleges and universities (TCCU) that will serve Job Corps-eligible youth and young adults from 16 to 24 years of age. "As we look towards defeating coronavirus and reopening our economy, the Job Corps Scholars Program provides an innova...
    05-29-2020, 08:41 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Labor Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies for Coronavirus
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Labor Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies for Coronavirus| site |



    (May 19, 2020) - - Today (May 19, 2020) the U.S. Department of Labor published the following information: WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has adopted revised policies for enforcing OSHA's requirements with respect to coronavirus as economies reopen in states throughout the country. Throughout the course of the pandemic, understanding about the transmission and prevention of infection has improved. The government and the private sector have taken rapid and evolving measures to slow the virus's spread, protect employees, and adapt to new ways of doing business. Now, as states begin reopening their economies, OSHA has issued two revised enforcement policies to ensure employers are taking action to protect their employees. First, OSHA is increasing in-person inspections at all types of workplaces. The ...
    05-22-2020, 08:54 AM
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    Treasury, IRS and Labor announce Plan to implement Coronavirus-related Paid Leave
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Treasury, IRS and Labor announce Plan to implement Coronavirus-related Paid Leave for Workers and Tax Credits for Small and Midsize Businesses to swiftly Recover the Cost of providing Coronavirus-related Leave | site |




    (March 20, 2020) - - In a press release dated March 20, 2020 the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provided the following information:

    WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (Labor) announced that small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to their employees. This relief to employees and small and midsize businesses is provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Act), signed by President Trump on March 18, 2020. The Act will help the United States combat and ...
    03-23-2020, 08:38 AM

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