- The Latest: Crowds gather hours ahead of Obama's address Updated: Jul-02-15 12:53 pm
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Thursday:
- Labor Department sues trainer Asmussen, stable over wages Updated: Jun-30-15 6:59 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Trainer Steve Asmussen is being sued by the U.S. Labor Department, which alleges his stable didn't pay overtime since at least 2012 to grooms and hot walkers who worked more than 40 hours in a week.
- Kentucky, Tennessee receiving grants for unemployment aid Updated: Jun-30-15 4:04 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Kentucky and Tennessee are receiving assistance from the U.S. Department of Labor to help unemployed residents find work and determine eligibility.
- Farm loses appeal over status of cucumber pickers Updated: Jun-28-15 9:53 am
COPEMISH, Michigan - An appeals court agrees with a Grand Rapids federal judge who found that workers on a northern Michigan pickle farm were employees, not independent contractors.
- Hampton to pay $207,000 to 42 current, past police officers Updated: Jun-26-15 9:50 am
HAMPTON, Virginia - The City of Hampton will pay more than $200,000 in back wages to 42 current and past police officers following a federal investigation into the police department's wage practices.
- Cherokees get $6.5M US Department of Labor grant Updated: Jun-19-15 2:46 pm
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma - The Cherokee Nation has been awarded $6.5 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to invest in the tribe's innovative job training programs.
- Breast-milk pumping at work is legal, but needs more support Updated: Jun-17-15 9:06 am
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Margie Schrader did it in her office. Kirstin Milks did it in her classroom. Jami Hamman did it in her cubicle. And Jean Bauer did it wherever she could find a lockable door.
- Department: Ashland farm paying nearly $69K in back wages Updated: Jun-16-15 4:27 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - An Ashland grower has agreed to pay 94 workers nearly $69,000 in unpaid wages and almost $90,000 in civil penalties for violating wage laws.
- Federal complaint against Iowa workforce agency resolved Updated: Jun-06-15 6:18 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A federal complaint alleging the former head of Iowa's workforce agency unethically influenced administrative law judges has been resolved.
- $500k grant will boost pre-release job services for inmates Updated: Jun-06-15 3:24 pm
BRUNSWICK, Maine - A Maine nonprofit organization has been awarded a $500,000 federal grant to strengthen programs for Maine inmates to prepare them to return work after they are released.