Tag: U.S. Department of Labor

DOL to review workplace examination rule

February 24, 2017By

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will review a Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) rule on workplace examinations.

Main looks forward, back as a new MSHA era dawns

December 14, 2016By

Joe Main, assistant secretary of labor at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), reflected on his seven years at the agency during a teleconference with reporters.

Labor secretary the latest addition to Trump cabinet

December 9, 2016By

President-elect Donald Trump selected Andy Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, to head the U.S. Department of Labor.

Battling for independent contractor status

September 5, 2016By

When it comes to classifying workers as employees or independent contractors, be sure to get it right.

MSHA releases June impact inspection results

July 28, 2016By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration revealed that federal inspectors issued 114 citations and four orders during special impact inspections in June 2016.

States to receive mine safety training funds

July 6, 2016By

Forty-seven states will receive a total of $8.4 million to support safety and health training courses to reduce mining accidents, injuries and illnesses.

MSHA announces May impact inspections results

July 1, 2016By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) announced that federal inspectors issued 89 citations during special impact inspections in May.

New rules to adjust civil penalty amounts

June 30, 2016By

The U.S. Department of Labor announced two interim final rules to adjust its civil penalties for inflation.