National Economic Advisor Addresses Annual NABE Conference

She stated that today’s strong recovery lays the foundation for the future. National Economic Council Director Lael Brainard spoke at the 40th Annual National Association for Business Economics…

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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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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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DHS Secretary Speaks at 92nd Conference of Mayors

He promoted collaboration on security with hundreds of local leaders. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas spoke at the 92nd Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors…

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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 Awards Funding to Ohio for Employment and Training

The disaster relief is to support communities impacted by opioid use, addiction, and overdose. The U.S. Department of Labor announced the third incremental award, of over $2.8 million,…

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Legislation Introduced Extending Pell Grants to Short-Term Workforce Programs

House bill would allow students to use grants for training in the trades. A bipartisan group of representatives in the House recently introduced legislation that would allow students…

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President Biden Meets with UAW President

Tentative labor agreements with the big three automakers are moving forward. President Joe Biden met with United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain on Thursday to show support for…

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