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Speaking Up for Workers on National Whistleblower Appreciation Day

Last summer, two truck drivers employed by an Oklahoma City roofing companyshareda serious safety concern with their manager: They reported that the tires on the company truck they were driving weredamaged, and thatthey were concernednot onlyabout their own safety, but alsothe safetyofothers on the road.Until the issue was addressed,theyweren’t comfortabledriving the vehicle. The employer’s response? Firing both drivers. Thewhistleblower division

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If You Know All These Labor Department Facts, We’ll Be Really Impressed

President William Howard Taft signed the act creating the U.S. Department of Labor in his final hours as president on March 4, 1913. In the decades following, the department has supported the interests of workers, jobseekers and retirees across the country. We’ve reduced workplace fatalities and recovered billions of dollars in stolen wages and benefits. Here are a few things

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7 Resources All Working Parents Should Know About

Of alljobs, being a parent is one of the hardest.In honor of Parents’ Day this July 25,here are sevenU.S. Department of Labor resources thatsupport working families everyone should know about. 1. FMLA time off While theCOVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for a& national paid leave policy,many workers still lack access to paid family and medical leave when they need

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Hiring America’s Veterans: A Smart Business Decision

Chris Kern-Garciawith the 72nd Force Support Squadron Education Services Centerinforms atransitioning service memberabout the SkillBridge program. The program enables service membersto intern, apprentice, job shadow andreceiveon-the-job training in the civilian workforce during their last 180 days of active duty, in ordertolearnskillsthatmay differ from their military job. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kelly White) Hiring veterans is good for business Connecting employers with

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More Than Statistics: How COVID-19 is Impacting Working Women

Over the past several months, the Women’s Bureau has been asking women to tell us about their personal experiences during the pandemic, and what support they need going forward. We’ve heard from women all over the country who work in all different occupations and industries. Many have shared similar observations about what would help them in the workforce: paid leave,

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How the Susan Harwood Grant Helped Hang Nguyen Reach Nail Salon Workers

En español Đọc bằng tiếng Việt During a visit to Orange County, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh met with BPSOS-CCA Executive Director Hang Nguyen (second from left) and other staff. TheSusan Harwood Training Grant Program grantsare awarded toprovide training and education programs on workplace safety and health hazards. Communities that are served and benefit from the training provided under the program

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Helping People with Disabilities Secure Their Financial Future

Each July we celebrate the anniversary of America’s Declaration of Independence as a nation rooted in freedom and self-determination. We also celebrate a major milestone in affirming its core principles: the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law on July 26, 1990. We know for many people in this country, work can bring about economic empowerment, which

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Stop Powered Haulage Accidents: Stay Alert! Stay Alive!

This has been a difficult time for the mining community. So far this year, nine miners have been killed and 185 have been injured in accidents involving powered haulage equipment such as shuttle cars, scoops, locomotives, front end loaders and more. Year to date, this is the highest number of powered haulage fatalities since 2006. The safety of mining’s most

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ODEP at 20: Driving Change Through Workplace Accommodation Assistance

This year marks 20 years since the department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) opened its doors, and this month marks 31 years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). These two anniversaries represent important milestones along America’s journey to a more equitable and inclusive society for people with disabilities. To those of us at the Job

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Workers With Long COVID-19: You May Be Entitled to Workplace Accommodations

Some people who have had COVID-19 continue to experienceongoing symptoms for months afterward, known asPost-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome or long COVID-19 – and it has caused a wide variety of limitations. If you have long COVID-19, you might have difficulty working in the same way you did before and may be entitled to workplace accommodations so you can do your job.What’s

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