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2011-12-29 12:41:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, today announces the publication of the Second Edition of Wage and Hour Laws: A State-by-State Survey, offering an in-depth survey of the wage and hour laws specific to each state. The treatise is one of the many ABA/BNA publications available from BNA Books. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO) Unlike other books covering this...

2011-12-13 05:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Annual wage gains in the private sector are on track to improve in the coming months, according to the revised fourth quarter Wage Trend Indicator(TM) (WTI) released today by BNA, a leading publisher of specialized news and information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO) The WTI climbed to 98.48 (second quarter 1976 = 100) from 98.36 in the third quarter. If confirmed by the final fourth quarter readings, it...

2011-11-16 09:50:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Annual wage increases for workers in the private sector should move modestly higher in early 2012, according to the preliminary fourth quarter Wage Trend Indicator(TM) (WTI) released today by BNA, a leading publisher of specialized news and information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO) The WTI rose to 98.41 (second quarter 1976 = 100) from 98.36 in the third quarter. If confirmed by the revised and final...

2011-10-27 10:03:00

$68,000 in prizes awarded for innovative use of department data WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the winners of two contests, launched in July, for third-party developers to showcase innovative uses of the department's data. SymSoft Solutions in Sacramento, Calif., with its "Where are the jobs?" application, won the Occupational Employment Statistics challenge to help connect unemployed workers with promising careers. Rachel...

2011-10-13 05:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rate of private sector wage growth should improve modestly in early 2012, according to the final third quarter Wage Trend Indicator(TM) (WTI) released today by BNA, a leading publisher of specialized news and information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO) The WTI climbed to 98.36 (second quarter 1976 = 100) from 98.21 in the second quarter, marking the forward-looking index's fifth consecutive gain....

2011-09-19 11:52:00

11 state agency leaders also sign, agree to memorandums of understanding WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today hosted a ceremony at U.S. Department of Labor headquarters in Washington to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Internal Revenue Service that will improve departmental efforts to end the business practice of misclassifying employees in order to avoid providing employment protections. In addition, labor commissioners...

2011-09-14 05:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Workers in the private sector can expect to see a pickup in the overall rate of annual wage gains by early 2012, according to the revised third quarter Wage Trend Indicator(TM) (WTI) released today by BNA, a leading publisher of specialized news and information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO) The WTI rose to 98.35 (second quarter 1976 = 100) from 98.21 in the second quarter. If confirmed by the final...

2011-08-29 14:22:00

Ceremony coincides with start of National Labor Rights Week WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today signed joint declarations and letters of arrangement with Ambassador Anibal de Castro of the Dominican Republic, Ambassador Muni Figueres Boggs of Costa Rica and Ambassador Francisco Altschul of El Salvador to protect the labor rights of migrant workers from those countries who are employed in the United States. The ambassadors of Mexico,...

2011-08-16 05:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The pace of private sector wage growth likely will improve by early 2012, according to the preliminary third quarter Wage Trend Indicator(TM) (WTI) released today by BNA, a leading publisher of specialized news and information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO) The WTI increased to 98.32 (second quarter 1976 = 100) from 98.21 in the second quarter. If confirmed by the revised and final third quarter...

2011-07-15 00:00:35

Starbucks Baristas filed a class action suit on May 24, 2011. The San Jose Employment law attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik are representing the employees in the lawsuit against the Coffee Giant for allegedly violating wage & hour laws, including unpaid training time. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 On May 24, 2011, the San Jose employment law attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action lawsuit against Starbucks in Santa Clara Superior...