The investment firm of JB Pritzker, the Democratic nominee for governor of Illinois, purchased a company that eventually settled a lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Labor for failing to fully pay employees their wages and overtime pay.
A national labor watchdog says the federal government’s top labor arbiter should launch an inquiry into allegations that an Obama appointee leaked the decision to vacate a ruling to labor lawyers ahead of its official release.
Business groups are voicing their support for the Department of Labor’s rule that aims to help Americans find coverage by expanding the use of Association Health Plans.
More than $1.6 billion in unemployment insurance benefits was paid to individuals who did not seek work in fiscal year 2016, according to an audit from the Government Accountability Office.
The Department of Labor has put one of the Obama administration’s most controversial regulations on hold.
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta wants to increase the number of apprenticeship programs by curbing the department’s “cumbersome” approval process.
The Department of Labor is now attempting to rewrite a controversial Obama administration rule regulating the overtime threshold for white-collar workers.
Employees who work at federal government agencies are continuing their trend of overwhelmingly donating to Democrats for the 2018 election cycle, records show.
Senators have passed a bill that would launch a government investigation into allegations from whistleblowers that Labor Department officials intentionally wrote and manipulated regulations to delay and deny congressionally mandated compensation to nuclear-weapons workers.
The Trump administration began the first ever renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, hoping to fulfill one of the president’s chief campaign promises.