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2011-07-12 11:44:00

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a first-of-its-kind federal website to make it easier for software developers to incorporate Labor Department data into online and mobile applications.

2011-07-08 11:58:00

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement on the June 2011 Employment Situation report released today: "Our nation's labor market experienced slower growth in the month of June.

2011-07-06 11:35:00

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced that Jay Williams will serve as the new director of recovery for auto communities and workers. Beginning on Aug.

2011-06-06 12:40:00

124 current and former female employees will share in settlement involving equal pay PHILADELPHIA, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, will pay $250,000 to 124 women who were subjected to pay discrimination while working at the corporation's Philadelphia Business Center in Wayne, Pa.

2011-05-09 12:36:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today released 25 transcripts of witness interviews from the investigation of the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion that occurred in April 2010.

2011-04-26 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today will announce, from Anaheim, Calif., a national outreach initiative by the U.S.

2011-04-22 13:05:00

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today issued the following statement on Earth Day: "Americans have always worked to make a difference in their own communities -- and around the world.

2011-04-14 10:29:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In testimony today before the U.S.

2011-04-13 09:17:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Building and Construction Trades Department President Mark H. Ayers: America's Building Trades Unions welcomes and appreciates the interest and effort on the part of the U.S.

2011-04-12 14:16:00

Unprecedented enforcement action is first in Mine Act history ARLINGTON, Va., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.


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