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New head at the Department of Labor

October 2, 2019By

Eugene Scalia officially took up the office this week, succeeding the departed Alexander Acosta.

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WPT Power receives safety, health award from OSHA

September 13, 2017By

WPT Power Corp. received the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Award from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).

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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.

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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.

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Report: MSHA’s civil penalties reform effort over

November 28, 2016By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) is no longer seeking to reform the system by which civil penalties are assessed against mining operations.

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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.

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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.

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DOL putting new overtime rule in place

May 19, 2016By

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), in conjunction with President Barack Obama and Secretary Thomas Perez, released a […]

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