U.S. Department of Labor Blog
Special education teacher Bonnie Grant was entitled to job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. So when she was terminated without warning, she was devastated.
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ODEP Policy Adviser (and former comedian) Andy Arias shares his unconventional journey to becoming a disability and policy professional.
Meet Iris, one of hundreds of low-wage workers in Southeast Texas’ hotel industry whose hard work doesn’t always equal fair pay. After our investigation, she's receiving back wages and liquidated damages.
Business and government both have responsibilities in combating human trafficking.
Ensuring safe and healthy workplaces is a top priority of the Labor Department. It’s also a smart career path: jobs in this area typically pay well and are projected to grow.
When businesses take the high road, workers win a fair wage, family-friendly benefits, and a workplace culture built on a foundation of mutual respect.
In honor of National Mentoring Month this January, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Jennifer Sheehy shares the importance of mentors in her life following a 1994 spinal cord injury.
Air Force veteran Bethany Stafford was ready for a new career. But she needed a little help translating her skills and preparing for the civilian job market.
"This is not only an investment in our business, but also in our community and the local economy," shares our guest author.
Some of our top videos from the past year highlight the need for affordable child care, putting an end to silicosis, job training that works, saving for retirement and more.