An advocacy group for workers in the nuclear weapons industry is calling on Congress to hold hearings to investigate charges from a Labor Department whistleblower that government officials are purposefully thwarting ill workers’ or their widows’ claims for compensation required by law.
A whistleblower is making some of the same complaints against the Obama administration over its record of providing congressionally mandated payouts to nuclear workers as Barack Obama did about the George W. Bush administration’s.
A senior attorney at the Labor Department is accusing agency officials of writing and manipulating regulations to intentionally delay and deny congressionally mandated compensation to nuclear-weapons workers who suffered from sicknesses—and in some cases died—as a result of their work building the nation’s Cold War nuclear arsenal.
The Trump administration may give Republicans a majority at the nation’s top federal labor regulator for the first time since 2007.
The Department of Labor will roll back an Obama-era policy that attempted to increase regulatory oversight of franchise and contractor businesses.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits totaled 248,000 in the week ending May 27, according to data from the Department of Labor.
One of the Obama administration’s final major labor regulations could deprive millions of retirement savers investment advice from financial professionals, according to a new report.
Congressional Republicans are asking newly minted Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to roll back one of the Obama administration’s most controversial regulations.
Florida International University School of Law Dean Alexander Acosta will succeed Democratic Party boss Tom Perez as secretary of labor.
Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta will head to the full Senate floor after clearing a cloture vote to avoid filibuster on Wednesday.