- Ohio's jobless rate drops to 6.9 percent in Jan. Updated: Mar-07-14 9:58 am
- WV lawmakers say rule hurts black-lung patients Updated: Mar-06-14 5:09 pm
- US applications for jobless aid reach 3-month low Updated: Mar-06-14 8:48 am
- Labor Dept. contests decision to toss settlements Updated: Mar-05-14 1:26 am
- Feds fault LePage over meeting with labor officers Updated: Feb-27-14 3:11 pm
- Aspen companies pay up after wage investigation Updated: Feb-25-14 12:59 pm
- OSHA responds to pressure on small farm inspection Updated: Feb-22-14 7:04 am
- OSHA clarifies stance on regulating family farms Updated: Feb-22-14 7:02 am
- Drywall company to pay $550,000 to workers Updated: Feb-20-14 11:17 pm
- Philly-area sports bar to pay $8M in back wages Updated: Feb-20-14 6:13 pm
- Pa. McDonald's franchise to pay $211k in fines Updated: Feb-18-14 4:28 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's unemployment rate dropped slightly in January to 6.9 percent, according to numbers released Friday by the state.
WASHINGTON - Seven Democratic members of Congress are urging the Labor Department to change a proposed rule that they say would harm black-lung patients.
WASHINGTON - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, the lowest level in three months as layoffs remain at pre-recession levels.
SALEM, Oregon - The U.S. Labor Department is contesting a federal magistrate judge's decision to overturn so-called "hot goods" settlements between Oregon farmers and the labor agency.
AUGUSTA, Maine - Federal officials said Thursday that unemployment hearing officers in Maine could have felt pressured by Gov. Paul LePage to favor employers, but they found no conclusive evidence of biased rulings.
ASPEN, Colorado - The Aspen Skiing Co. and numerous other businesses in the Aspen-area hospitality industry have paid more than $500,000 to settle federal violations related to minimum wage and overtime compensation for employees after the companies were accused of using outdated federal wage guidelines.
WASHINGTON - Bowing to congressional pressure, the Obama administration is assuring Congress and farmers it doesn't want to regulate the country's smallest farms.
WASHINGTON - Facing pressure from Congress, the Obama administration has made clear it has no intention of increasing workplace regulations for the country's smallest farms.
SEATTLE - An Issaquah, Washington, drywall contractor has been ordered to pay $550,000 in overtime back wages and damages to nearly 400 workers to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Labor Department.
PHILADELPHIA - A popular sports bar chain will shell out about $8.5 million to compensate employees for failing to pay them minimum wage and improperly keeping a portion of their tips, federal officials and the company said Thursday.
MIDDLETOWN, Pennsylvania - The U.S. Department of Labor says a former McDonald's franchise in central Pennsylvania has agreed to pay about $211,000 in back pay and fines for labor violations that affected 291 employees.