U.S. Department of Labor awards Georgia over $3 million. Equity grants address barriers in accessing unemployment insurance.
Labor Department proposes rule change for OSHA workplace inspections. Employees can authorize representatives workplace inspections.
Department of Labor issues final rule to update Davis-Bacon Act and related regulations, aims to enhance clarity and modernize regulations.
New rule promotes efficiency, consistency with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and allows for strategic resource use.
OSHA will enhance enforcement where workers are exposed to heat, particularly in construction and agriculture.
DOL awards $9.5 million in equity grants to Arkansas, Louisiana, Vermont, aimed to remove barriers to unemployment insurance benefits.
Department of Labor proposes rule to protect miners from silica dust; Permissible Exposure Limit at 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air.
The initial claims for unemployment benefits were 239,000, a decrease of 26,000 from the previous week’s revised level.