U.S. Department of Labor Blog
Accidents involving powered haulage account for a large share of mining fatalities. MSHA is seeking information on technological improvements for powered haulage equipment that can help prevent these kinds of accidents.
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Eighty years ago, the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law – ensuring Americans receive the wages they have earned.
Many Americans work in trenches installing and repairing utility lines to ensure our modern conveniences are always available. It is critical for these workers to know how to stay safe.
Over one-third of construction fatalities occurred due to falls from elevation in 2016. Falls are preventable.
On Mother’s Day, we celebrate mothers across the United States who are shaping our current and future workforce. Here are some of the ways the administration is empowering families with the resources to succeed.
The unemployment rate dropped below 4 percent in April, for the first time since 2000. Here are five more things you should know from the April 2018 Employment Situation report.
After life threw her a curve ball, Josie Johnson needed a new job to support her three children. An opportunity to apprentice in the roofing industry boosted her confidence and set her on a path to economic security.
Army veteran Keith Westler is fulfilling a lifelong career goal by working as a pediatric nurse, thanks to support from his local American Job Center.
Pursuing an apprenticeship was the best decision I have ever made,” said Regina, who completed a machining apprenticeship in her 30s.
As 2017 draws to a close, we’re looking back at some of our most popular blog posts from the past year. Have you read them?