Labor Department

FILE - In this May 6, 2020, file photo, a sign stands outside the Department of Labor's headquarters in Washington. A government watchdog has found that the Labor Department’s widely watched weekly unemployment benefits data are providing an inaccurate reading on the number of newly laid off workers because of flaws in the government’s data collection. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Labor makes the case that its CIO reporting structure works despite the IG’s doubts

The Labor Department’s CIO doesn’t report directly to the secretary or deputy secretary, and the IG raises the issue in a new audit that received a…

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AbilityOne program looks to end subminimum wage for federal contract workers with disabilities

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Marty Walsh

An update from the Secretary on the Labor Department’s apprenticeship plan

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AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, FileFILE - In this Aug. 17, 2020, file photo, a United States Postal Service carrier delivers mail to homes in Salt Lake City. A Center for Public Integrity investigation finds that the U.S. Postal Service regularly cheats mail carriers out of their pay. Arbitrators and federal investigators have found managers at hundreds of post offices around the country have illegally underpaid hourly workers for years. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

How the Postal Service shortchanges its hourly employees who work overtime

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A man uses his phone to copy phone numbers posted on the locked doors of a Georgia Department of Labor office Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Norcross Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Labor Dept. trying to help states fix pandemic unemployment claims crunch

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Agencies begin setting tentative reentry dates for federal employees

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Thrift savings plan TSP written on a piggy bank.

Climate change and the TSP… it’s complicated

The agency that manages the Thrift Savings Plan is fielding a growing number of concerns about the financial risks of climate change.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)In this May 7, 2020, photo, the entrance to the Labor Department is seen near the Capitol in Washington. The record unemployment rate reflects a nation ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, the economic devastation upending the presidential campaign and forcing President Donald Trump to overcome historic headwinds to win a second term.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

To help military families leaving service, the Labor Department is upping its game

The Labor Department is in the early stages of a year-long pilot program for veterans about to leave military service, and their spouses. With how it works,…

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Joe Biden

Climate change executive order could impact federal employees’ TSP accounts

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new climate change executive order could have implications for federal employees and the Thrift Savings Plan.

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