- Murphy seeks change in trade bill to boost manufacturing Updated: May-20-15 3:12 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, an opponent of trade legislation now before the Senate, is seeking to change it to include a provision supporting U.S. manufacturing.
- New lawsuit filed over 2011 radiation accident in Idaho lab Updated: May-16-15 3:16 pm
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - A new federal lawsuit has been filed involving a 2011 accident at an eastern Idaho nuclear facility that exposed 16 workers to plutonium.
- Utah polygamous group fined in child labor investigation Updated: May-13-15 8:22 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Federal authorities have fined the Utah polygamous group led by Warren Jeffs and several of its members nearly $2 million dollars in a child labor investigation.
- Peoria auto parts company fined $114K for safety lapses Updated: May-13-15 10:10 am
PEORIA, Illinois - A Peoria auto parts manufacturer has been fined $114,100 for federal workplace safety violations that the government says put workers at risk of amputation and other injuries.
- Correction: Coal-Grant Money story Updated: May-08-15 12:07 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - In a story May 7 about a federal grant, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a $7.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor would help out-of-work coal miners find new jobs. The grant will help workers who lost their jobs because of the downturn in the coal industry, but not coal miners.
- Labor Department picks Utah company to run Job Corps Center Updated: May-06-15 5:04 am
RIVERTON, Wyoming - The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a five-year, $41 million contract for operation of the Wind River Job Corps Center to a Utah-based management company.
- Proposed rule for black lung victims available for comment Updated: Apr-29-15 3:22 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The public is getting the chance to weigh in on a proposed rule that gives coal miners greater access to their health records.