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Unpaid internships are back, with the Labor Department"s blessing

The U.S. Labor Department rolled out new guidel.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 13th, 2018

Humana to pay $2.5M to resolve alleged pay discrimination

Humana Inc. agreed to pay  $2.5 million in back wages and interest as part of a conciliation agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor. The payment resolves allegations of pay discrimination against 753 women at the health insurance company’s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2018

Child labor case tied to polygamous group back in court

A company with ties to a polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border changed its name and defied an order to stop using child labor in construction jobs, U.S. Department of Labor attorneys alleged at an evidentiary hearing Monday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 26th, 2018

The Trump Administration Wants to Change the Way Tips Work. Here’s What You Need to Know

A proposed rule would roll back Obama-era regulation President Trump's Labor Department wants to change the way workers get tipped. In December, the departmen.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 5th, 2018

Trump Administration Wants to Roll Back Obama-Era Rule That Stops Tip-Pooling

The Department of Labor argues that the rule contributes to pay disparities between servers and other staff like dishwashers......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 5th, 2017

Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Levels Since 1973

The Labor Department of has reported that the number of Americans filing new unemployment applications fell to the lowest level in 44 years — back to March 31, 1973......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 19th, 2017

U.S. Inflation Picks Up

Inflation may finally be getting back on track to reach the Federal Reserve’s goal, as the U.S. cost of living accelerated following a weak stretch, Labor Department data showed Thursday. Highlights o.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 14th, 2017

Labor Department Starts To Roll Back Obama Overtime Rule

The Labor Department .....»»

Category: topSource: nprJul 26th, 2017

Walmart Employees Rejoice, You Soon May Be Able to Burn Those Khakis

Thanks, in part, to the tightening labor market. Walmart employees of the U.S. kick back: that dress code is about to get a little more rel.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune22 hr. 41 min. ago

The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Plan Has Been Put on the Back Burner

The Treasury Department say.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 19th, 2018

ZTE pushes back earnings release after U.S. ban

Chinese smartphone maker ZTE Corp. said that Wednesday it would delay its first-quarter earnings report after the U.S. Commerce Department banned American companies from selling components to ZTE e.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

London Markets: U.K. stocks finish higher as pound rally fizzles after wage data

U.K. stocks erase an earlier loss and end higher Tuesday after the pound pulled back from its highest level since the Brexit vote, following a mixed report on the British labor market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2018

London Markets: U.K. stocks flip higher as pound rally fizzles after wage data

U.K. stocks erased an earlier loss and swung higher on Tuesday after the pound pulled back from its highest level since the Brexit vote following a mixed report on the British labor market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2018

Consumers Shy From Spending, Despite Tax Cuts

Spending at U.S. retailers bounced back in March, but the broader trend shows only moderate consumer-spending growth despite a solid labor market and growing paychecks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

Consumers Shy From Spending, Despite Tax Cut

Spending at U.S. retailers bounced back in March, but the broader trend shows only moderate consumer-spending growth despite a solid labor market and growing paychecks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

Retail Sales Growth Sluggish Despite Higher Employment, Fatter Paychecks

Spending at U.S. retailers bounced back in March, but the broader trend in consumer spending shows only moderate growth despite a solid labor market and growing worker paychecks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

March Retail Sales Rebound, With Help From Autos

Spending at U.S. retailers bounced back in March, but the broader trend in consumer spending shows only moderate growth despite a solid labor market and growing worker paychecks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

Retail sales rebound after 3 months of declines

U.S. consumers bounced back in March and bought more cars, furniture and appliances after three months of slightly declining sales. The Commerce Department says retail sales rose 0.6 percent last month, the largest increase since November......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2018

Volkswagen labor bosses back Diess as new CEO: Osterloh

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen's powerful labor representatives back the choice of Herbert Diess as the carmaker's new chief executive and a move to prepare the truck business for a potential listing, works council chief Bernd Osterloh said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 13th, 2018

Jobless claims in U.S. fell last week amid holiday volatility

U.S. filings for unemployment benefits eased last week following a spike reflecting volatility around spring holidays, Labor Department data showed Thursday.Key Takeaways.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 12th, 2018

Hawaii labor earnings lower than national average, DBEDT study says

Hawaii’s average labor earnings and wages, in general, are lower than in the rest of the United States, according to a new study released by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism on Tuesday. The study, “Hawaii’s Workin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018