U.S. Department of Labor Blog
Job Corps graduate and current plastering apprentice Caleb Matheny has taken an unconventional path in his quest to learn and ply a trade in the United States.
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As thousands of American employers know, hiring veterans is a smart move. If you’re curious about working with veterans, here are three great reasons to hire one.
After 28 years with the same company, unexpected layoffs sent Charles searching for a new job. Learn how the Army veteran found the right fit.
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.
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.