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Protecting Workers from Intimidation, Retaliation

This is the Labor Department blog post authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. In his post, Tom asserts that intimidation and retaliation in the workplace are against the law, the department will use every enforcement tool including litigation, civil money penalties, liquidated damages, debarment, and warrants to protect workers' rights and may even seek temporary restraining orders to protect workers and their wages while the department's investigation continues.Read More ›

6.8 Million Latino Workers

In celebration of the Hispanic Heritage Month, Kelly Fay Rodriguez, assistant to the executive vice president at AFL-CIO, presents this Labor Department guest blog, 6.8 Million Latino Workers, advocating for policies that will ensure workers earn a decent living wage. Read More ›

Stories of Work: Sí, se puede

In celebration of the National Hispanic Heritage Month, Carl Fillichio, head of the Labor Department's Office of Public Affairs presents this blog, Stories of Work: Si, se puede, featuring 14 books about Hispanic and work suggested via public submission by ordinary people to the Department's ongoing list of Books that Shaped Work in America. We've linked them to the New York Public Library catalog.Read More ›

2014 Financial Planning Day at SIBL - A Big Success!

On October 17, 2014 hundreds of people came to SIBL for classes, database presentations, counseling, coaching and to talk to Financial Fair Participants during our 2014 Financial Planning Day.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of October 27

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of October 27 are available.Read More ›

Fighting for Hispanic Safety on the Job

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Diana Cortez, Area Director for OSHA in Tarrytown, New York. Read More ›

Paying It Forward: Investing in the Future of Hispanic Americans

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Heidi Shierholz, Chief Economist at the Department of Labor. Read More ›

Disability Employment Champions of Change

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of October 20

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of October 20 are available.Read More ›

National Coming Out Day: Out at Work

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Mary Beth Maxwell, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor and a senior advisor to Secretary Perez.Read More ›

Working Together to Promote Inclusive Workplaces

Unite magazine, a bi-monthly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) business publication, featured Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathy Martinez in an article "Working Together to Promote Inclusive Workplaces" in its October/November issue. Read More ›

Become a NYC Sanitation Worker: Job Nature and Exam Overview

This is the first time The Department of Sanitation is giving the NYC sanitation worker written exam in seven years. Come and learn about the profession, how to become a Sanitation Worker and the Examination process.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of October 13

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of October 13 are available.Read More ›

Expanding the Definition of Workplace Flexibility

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Kathy Mantinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). Read More ›

Building Inclusion: Expect. Employ. Empower.

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathy Martinez kicked off the celebration with her blog post, Building Inclusion.Read More ›

DOL Employment Report: Moving In the Right Direction

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. In his blog,Tom delivers the good news that the unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent, its lowest level since July 2008. He also mentions the fourth round of Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants with a total of $450 million which is a bold long-term investment in our skills infrastructure.Read More ›

Latinas and Their Families Can't Afford Unequal Pay for Equal Work

The following Department of Labor blog post, Latinas and their Families Can't Afford Unequal Pay for Equal Work, is authored by Elianne Ramos, principal and chief executive officer of Speak Hispanic Communications.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of October 6

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of October 6 are available.Read More ›

In Support of Paid Leave: 25 Million Stories

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Latifa Lyles, Director of Women's Bureau. Read More ›

Banned Books Don't Work

The following Department of Labor blog, Banned Books Don't Work, is authored by Carl Fillichio who heads the Labor Department's Office of Public Affairs. Carl would like readers to share their thoughts on books, poems or plays (banned or not banned) that shaped their view of work, workers or workplaces.Read More ›
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