President’s Administration Hosts Youth Policy Summit

Interagency summit fosters dialogue to shape policies benefiting America’s youth. The Department of Education hosted the inaugural interagency Youth Policy Summit with nearly 90 young people in attendance…

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Labor Department Reports Spike in Consumer and Housing Prices

Economists attribute increases to customary January surges. The Labor Department reported a spike in consumer prices in January, noting particular increases in food prices and rent prices.  The…

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Acting Labor Secretary Responds to January Jobs Numbers

Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 353,000 added to the economy last month. U.S. Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su responded to the January 2024 Employment Situation report, noting…

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DOL Requests Public Input on Retirement Plan Disclosures

Federal agencies are looking at how many and how often workers receive retirement disclosures, as well as their effectiveness. The Department of Labor announced that the Employee Benefits…

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U.S. Labor Department Asks Mexico to Review Call Centers

Under the USMCA, Mexican company workers request assistance from U.S. regarding attempts to unionize. The Department of Labor requested that the government of Mexico review a call center…

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Julie Su, Acting Secretary of Labor

Julie Su, Acting Secretary of Labor

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Acting Labor Secretary Meets with Workers in Nevada

She participated in a roundtable discussion on protections for migrant workers. Acting Labor Secretary Su joined a roundtable discussion at the Arriba Las Vegas Workers Center last week,…

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Labor Department Announces Unpaid Wages for Over 200k Workers

Wage and Hour Division prioritizes back pay from employers who violated wage laws. The U.S. Department of Labor stated that more than 208,000 workers in the country are…

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New Labor Department Rule Could Eliminate Gig Work

Independent contractors would become employees under reclassification. The Department of Labor has released a final rule that would prohibit the classification of some workers as independent contractors. The new…

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Labor Department Announces Modernization Effort for UI Programs

The agency is following up on recommendations from GAO. The Department of Labor announced the OpenUI Initiative to help state agencies improve the reliability of unemployment insurance (UI)…

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