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The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, which led the drive, said Amazon engaged in anti-union tactics and that it would call on the National Labor Relations Board to hold the company accountable for "illegal and egregious behavior."

Janelle Jones is the Labor Department's top economist and the first Black woman in that position. She has a key role in addressing historic economic disparities that have intensified during the pandemic — in particular for communities of color.

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment plans to send out letters later this month to individuals and employers ensnared in the massive wave of fraudulent claims for unemployment benefits.

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment plans to send out letters later this month to individuals and employers ensnared in the massive wave of fraudulent claims for unemployment benefits.

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment plans to send out letters later this month to individuals and employers ensnared in the massive wave of fraudulent claims for unemployment benefits.

Unemployment fraud continues to be an issue for the Maryland Department of Labor, and it’s also impacting local businesses.

There are 7.4 million job openings in the U.S. (as of Feb. 28), the Labor Department says. Despite all the job openings, these kinds of headwinds make it harder for older workers seeking to re-enter the labor force. Here's what to do. OPINION:

Amazon workers in Bessemer, Ala. have voted against joining the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union, a stinging defeat for RWDSU and for the U.S. labor movement via @BW 

Labor department to hire about 5,000 contact-tracers for Metro Manila and 4 surrounding provinces which are under strictest quarantine level

President Biden proposed spending $14.2 billion on the U.S. Labor Department for the 2022 fiscal year, a 14% increase in the agency’s current annual budget.

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BREAKING: The Department of Labor just proposed a rule that aims to let government contractors fire workers who are LGBTQ, or who are pregnant and unmarried, based on the employers’ religious views. This is taxpayer-funded discrimination in the name of religion. Period.

NEW: The U.S. unemployment rate soared to 14.7% in April — the highest level since the Great Depression. The Labor Department says 20.5 million jobs were lost last month, wiping out most of the gains of the past decade.

It is a disgrace that our nurses at the frontlines of this pandemic don't have basic protective gear. If they get sick, what happens to our health system? The Department of Labor must issue emergency protection standards for all our health care workers.

We fought to increase unemployment benefits. And we fought to expand them to include part-time workers, the self-employed, freelancers, gig workers, and more. The Department of Labor needs to make them available ASAP.

It is insane that our nurses are being forced to care for the sick without masks and respirators. The Department of Labor must immediately issue emergency workplace standards to protect our health workers, their families, and their patients.

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BREAKING: A record 3,283,000 people filed for unemployment claims in week ending March 21, according to U.S. Department of Labor data.

The holiday shopping season is the most dangerous time of the year for Amazon warehouse workers. They suffer twice the injuries as the rest of the industry. @Ilhan  and I demand that the Department of Labor stop this abuse.

If @LaborSec  is refusing to resign, President shoul @realDonaldTrump  fire him. It is now impossible for anyone to have confidence in his ability to lead the Department of Labor.

Trump touted the Republican tax overhaul, saying Americans are getting "far better paychecks." However, the Labor Department data showing real wages and personal income growth have actually slowed or remained stagnant over the past year.

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