Thomas Perez

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Federal online Veterans Employment Center links vets and employers

The center at ebenefits.va.gov was developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs, working with the Departments of Defense, Labor, Education and the Office of Personnel Management.“Veterans deserve an authoritative source for connecting with employers,” ... [Published Cleveland.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Armed Robbery In New Orleans Caught On Security Camera

New Orleans, LA – About 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, three males exited a dark SUV and confronted the victim near the intersection of Rampart and Frenchmen. One of the males pulled a gun on the victim and demanded his valuables. He complied. The three ... [Published PrisonPlanet - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Labor Department restricts miners’ coal-dust exposure

The Labor Department’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced Wednesday that it is finalizing a long-delayed rule to cut the amount of coal dust to which miners can be exposed, in an attempt to reduce black lung disease.The rule will reduce ... [Published The Hill - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Labor group defends workers at military bases against right wing attacks

WASHINGTON - Good Jobs Nation , the leading supporter and organizer of fast food workers' nationwide campaign for decent pay, benefits and the right to organize, is defending the Obama administration's future pay hike for those workers at the nation's ... [Published People's World - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

White House dismisses GOP throwing...

When congressional Republicans cut off extended unemployment benefits a few days after Christmas, about 1.3 million Americans immediately lost the assistance they need. But the total of those affected was just a floor – the number goes up by roughly 72,000 ... [Published MSNBC - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Recent Executive Orders Aimed at Pay Gaps and Overtime Expansion

Home > Business and Policy Areas > Human Resources > Human Resources NewsApril 18, 2014Earlier this month, following up on his State of the Union address this year, President Obama signed two executive orders designed to close the gender wage ... [Published NACU Business Officers - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

On-the-Job Training Works Best

Obama tours the mechatronics class at the Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pa. AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/)President Obama and congressional Republican leaders both have highlighted ... [Published National Journal - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

‘CWs still have to go to zero’

While U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez has yet to make public his decision on a CW extension request, Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) said that once the program is extended beyond Dec. 31, 2014, the number of Commonwealth-only workers “will ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Nine alums to receive honorary degrees

In honor of Brown’s 250th anniversary celebration, all nine honorary degree recipients at the May 25 Commencement ceremony will be alums, the University announced Thursday. The honorees come from a diverse range of fields and include authors, scientists ... [Published Brown Daily Herald - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

‘Case Closed’ on Farm Inspection Policy Withdrawn by OSHA, Perez Tells Hearing

April 9 --The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's cancelled policy on inspecting small farms continued to draw fire from Republican lawmakers when Labor Secretary Thomas Perez testified April 9 before a Senate appropriations panel.The Labor ... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Thomas Perez: 'Live in my world and you'll see what a difference we can make'

From Medicare to the Affordable Care Act, the opposition message has stayed the same: Labor Secretary Thomas Perez holds up a classic of Republican health care messaging, "Ronald Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine."Any discussion with an administration ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 5 reports

Ellison calls for action to halt wage theft

Democratic Congressman Rep. Keith Ellison is urging the U.S. Labor Department to step up enforcement against wage theft.Ellison and two Democratic colleagues wrote to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez this week, asking him to do more to address complaints ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 04 2014]

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...the fate of more than 76,000 miners who have died at least in part because of black lung, since 1968," said U S Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez. "i believe we can have both healthy miners and a thriving coal industry. the nation made a promise to american miners when we passed the coal act in 1969, with today's rule we're making good on that promise."
"tipped workers have been taking it on the chin in allall too many states" U S Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez told a House panel last month

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Federal online Veterans Employment Center links... [Published Cleveland.com - 1 hour ago]
MSHA Final Rule Lowers Coal Dust Exposure Limits [Published Occupational Health & Safety - 1 hour ago]
Armed Robbery In New Orleans Caught On Security... [Published PrisonPlanet - 5 hours ago]
A Black Lung Breakthrough: For First Time In De... [Published Medical Daily - 20 hours ago]
New rule lowers coal dust exposure rates for fi... [Published Clarksburg Exponent Telegram - 20 hours ago]
Obama Administration Launches Online Veterans E... [Published The White House - 22 hours ago]
ROCKEFELLER JOINS LABOR DEPARTMENT IN ANNOUNCIN... [Published U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller - 23 hours ago]
MSHA issues new coal dust limits for miners [Published Louisville Courier-Journal - 23 hours ago]
Labor Department restricts miners’ coal-dust ex... [Published The Hill - 23 hours ago]
Obama's Minimum Wage Fallacy [Published American Thinker - Apr 23 2014]
Labor group defends workers at military bases a... [Published People's World - Apr 22 2014]
White House dismisses GOP throwing... [Published MSNBC - Apr 22 2014]
Recent Executive Orders Aimed at Pay Gaps and O... [Published NACU Business Officers - Apr 21 2014]
Tipped workers get a raise [Stateline.org :: ] [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 21 2014]
On-the-Job Training Works Best [Published National Journal - Apr 21 2014]
Tipped Workers Get a Raise [Published The Pew Charitable Trusts - Apr 21 2014]
‘CWs still have to go to zero’ [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
Nine alums to receive honorary degrees [Published Brown Daily Herald - Apr 18 2014]
Nine Brown alumni to receive honorary degrees [Published Brown University - Apr 18 2014]
News | NEW: Brown to Recognize 9 Alumni with Ho... [Published GoLocalProv - Apr 18 2014]
OSHA Update: Aggressive OSHA Enforcement and "O... [Published JD Supra - Apr 17 2014]
Obama requests increased OFCCP funding in FY 20... [Published Lexology - Apr 17 2014]
Reform in Reverse [Published Stranger - Apr 17 2014]
U.S. Conference of Mayors Convenes Winter Meeti... [Published Underground Infrastructure Management - Apr 15 2014]
GOP Obama pay hikes for federal contractors thr... [Published Canada Standard - Apr 15 2014]
‘CW extension already decided’ [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
Molchany meets with President Obama on jobs, pa... [Published Upper St. Clair Patch - Apr 15 2014]
GOP: Obama pay hikes for federal contractors th... [Published FOXNews.com - Apr 15 2014]
Obama Orders No Reprisal for Disclosing Pay, Di... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Apr 14 2014]
DOL Concedes Congress’s Intent That Tricare Pro... [Published Husch Blackwell LLP - Apr 14 2014]
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U.S. Labor Secretary on putting people back to ... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 09 2014]
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez weighs in on the jobs market. ...
Why extending unemployment benefits could be a ... [Published Ezra Klein - Apr 08 2014]
State officials are warning that the bipartisan bill to reinstate federal benefits for the long-term unemployed that passed the Senate on Monday could be a logistical nightmare to implement and could expose the government to extensive fraud. The ...
Midday open thread: Clueless would-be invaders,... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 07 2014]
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Science Stuff : These are the Sunday essays you missed: White hoods, dunce caps and Paul Ryan , by Jon Perr Charles Koch whines as the Harry Reid Kochtopia pushback begins , by Egberto Willies Democrats must run ...
Workers on the Edge [Published TAPPED - Apr 07 2014]
One of the most significant contributing causes of the widening inequality and insecurity in the American workforce is the accelerating shift to what economists call contingent employment. That means any form of employment that is not a standard payroll ...
Thomas Perez: 'Live in my world and you'll see ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 07 2014]
From Medicare to the Affordable Care Act, the opposition message has stayed the same: Labor Secretary Thomas Perez holds up a classic of Republican health care messaging, "Ronald Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine." Any discussion with an ...
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USW Lauds Senate Confirmation of Thomas Perez a... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 18 2013]
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