Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta encouraged state lawmakers to rescind occupational licensing requirements that have restricted the job market at the state level.
United Auto Workers president Dennis Williams said he is confident the union will win a historic election in right-to-work Mississippi.
The U.S. Postal Service allowed some workers to take months off of work to campaign for Hillary Clinton, according to a government watchdog.
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions approved President Donald Trump’s two nominees to the federal government’s top labor arbiter on Wednesday.
Medical marijuana users are now a protected class in Massachusetts after the state’s highest court declared that workers dismissed for positive drug tests can launch anti-discrimination suits against their former employers.
The Environmental Protection Agency has sent out more than 1,000 buy-out notices to its employees as Congress debates a $528 million budget cut, according to a union executive.
A Michigan union is accusing goats of stealing their jobs after a university began using the animals for lawn maintenance.
Democratic lawmakers voted 71-42 to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a $5 billion tax hike on Thursday.
The green and black camouflage submarine’s steering mechanism failed due to an electrical malfunction. It veered left and briefly surfaced just before it sank to the bottom of the water with one soul aboard.
The Trump administration will not defend President Obama’s proposed regulations that would have doubled the threshold at which companies must pay white collar workers overtime.