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The Journey to Safety Excellence Starts With You

This is a Department of Labor blog post, authored by Deborah Hersman, CEO and president of the National Safety Council. In this post, Deborah presents an online campaign, Journey to Safety Excellence, which can be accessed through the National Safety Council website. Read More ›

Laying the Path for Career Success

November is National Career Development Month, and Maria Town, policy advisor in the Office of Disability Employment Policy, wrote “Laying the Path for Career Success,” about the importance of Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) in helping students explore the possibilities for life after high school. Read More ›

The Labor Market Gets a JOLT

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Heidi Shierholz, Chief Economist at the Labor Department. In her post, Heidi delivers the good news that in September, 2.8 million workers voluntarily quit their job, the highest number since early 2008. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 16

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 16 are available.Read More ›

The Other 4-Year Degree

A Department of Labor blog post, authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. Read More ›

Department of Labor on Wage Enforcement Strategy

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Dr. David Weil, administrator of the Department's Wage and Hour Division. Read More ›

Working For Our Veterans Every Day

In celebration of Veterans Day 2014, Tom Perez, secretary of Labor, presents Working for Our Veterans Every Day.Read More ›

Celebrating All Veterans - Breaking Down Gender Barriers

In celebration of Veterans Day 2014, Dr. Nancy A. Glowacki, manager of the Women Veteran Program at the Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service, presents Celebrating All Veterans - Breaking Down Gender Barriers.Read More ›

The Good Jobs Strategy

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

Working Families: The Elephant at the Roundtable

Latifa Lyles, director of the Women's Bureau, in her blog post, The Elephant at the Roundtable, affirms that quality and affordable child care should be a basic need, rather than a luxury.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 9

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 9 are available.Read More ›

Raising the Minimum Wage Would Benefit LGBT Families

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Carl Fillichio, head of the Labor Department's Office of Public Affairs. Carl states that many LGBT workers are employed in low-wage jobs and supporting families. 5.4 million of them would benefit greatly from increasing the national minimum wage. Read More ›

Reading About Workers Who Can

Kathy Martinez contributed three books to the Books that Shaped Work in America collection: Workforce of One, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, and David and Goliath. Reading About Workers Who Can is a blog post by Carl Fillicho, senior advisor for public affairs and communications at the U.S. Department of Labor. Read More ›

Expect. Employ. Empower. with Data

A Department of Labor post by Heidi Shierholz, chief economist at the Department of Labor and Kathy Martinez, assistant secretary of labor for disability employment policy.Read More ›

Bronx Job Fair: Tuesday, November 19, 2014

Apply for entry level, mid level, and executive level jobs next month at Bronx Christian Fellowship Church.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 3

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 3 are available.Read More ›

Domestic Violence Doesn't Always Stay at Home

Latifa Lyles, Director of the Women's Bureau, in her blog post, Domestic Violence Doesn't Always Stay at Home, states that more women in the U.S. die on the job as a result of domestic violence than they do at the hands of a client or a co-worker.Read More ›

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 ›
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