US Department of Labor

US Department of Labor News: DOL provides national health emergency dislocated worker grant to combat opioid crisis in Washington

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced an opioid-crisis Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) of $886,860 to the Washington State Department of Employment Security to provide disaster relief jobs and employment services to eligible individuals in five Washington counties impacted by the health and economic effects of widespread opioid use, addiction, and … Continue reading US Department of Labor News: DOL provides national health emergency dislocated worker grant to combat opioid crisis in Washington

US Department of Labor News: US and Qatar Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Labor Cooperation

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and Mr. Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman Fakhroo, Minister of Administrative Development, Labor, and Social Affairs of Qatar, signed a memorandum of understanding today recognizing the value of cooperation and knowledge-sharing for strengthening protection for workers. The memorandum of understanding provides for technical cooperation between the … Continue reading US Department of Labor News: US and Qatar Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Labor Cooperation

Missouri News: Missouri on Track to Become a Model Employer

Governor Parson announces Missouri’s selection for a federal program aimed at expanding employment and training opportunities for individuals with disabilities JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced today that Missouri is on track to become a Model Employer state for individuals living with disabilities and has been selected for a mentorship program through … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri on Track to Become a Model Employer

New York News: A.G. Underwood Files Suit Against Trump Department Of Labor Over Failure To Provide Records About New Amnesty Program For Employers Who Violate Labor Laws

USDOL Fails to Provide Legally Required Information Related To Its PAID Program — a Non-Enforcement Initiative for Labor Law Violators NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood filed a lawsuit yesterday against the U.S. Department of Labor for failing to respond as required by law to records requests concerning a new program … Continue reading New York News: A.G. Underwood Files Suit Against Trump Department Of Labor Over Failure To Provide Records About New Amnesty Program For Employers Who Violate Labor Laws

Disaster Recovery; Missouri makes up to $8 million available to fund flood recovery jobs

Jefferson City, MO July 21, 2017 (STL.NEWS) — Disaster recovery jobs; The U.S. Department of Labor awarded Missouri’s Division of Workforce Development (DWD) $2.7 million— with the potential for up to $8 million—in National Dislocated Worker Grant funding to assist in clean-up, restoration, and recovery efforts following the historic flooding and severe storms that occurred … Continue reading Disaster Recovery; Missouri makes up to $8 million available to fund flood recovery jobs

NPower Pioneers IT Apprenticeship Program with US DOL and SLATE, Bringing New Regional Employment Opportunities to St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO/JUNE 20, 2017 (STL.NEWS)  NPower, a national nonprofit providing free technology training and job placement assistance, announces the launch of a large-scale partnership with the US Department of Labor (US DOL), Office of Apprenticeship and the St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE), officially recognizing NPower St. Louis as a registered Apprenticeship … Continue reading NPower Pioneers IT Apprenticeship Program with US DOL and SLATE, Bringing New Regional Employment Opportunities to St. Louis