Posts Tagged ‘dept of labor’

Dec
2014
16

“The Other 4-Year Degree”: DOL Announces $100M in Apprenticeship Grants

  The Department of Labor (DOL) has officially announced that it will make available $100 million in grants to help registered apprenticeship programs expand their training.  The grants are specifically aimed at helping boost programs in high skill industries such as healthcare, biotechnology, information technology and advanced...
Feb
2014
27

U-Con: Undocumented Workers, Underpayments, Tax-Dodging Found on Huskies’ New Hoops Facility Site

U-Con: Undocumented Workers, Underpayments, Tax-Dodging Found on Huskies' New Hoops Facility Site
  Two subcontractors working on the University of Connecticut’s new $32 million basketball facility could face tens of thousands of dollars of fines after a surprise visit from the Department of Labor found them violating payroll laws. The companies were not listing workers on the payroll, instead paying them in cash to avoid paying state...
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Dec
2013
4

Despicable: Associated Builders & Contractors Protesting DOL’s Disabled Worker Hiring Policy

Despicable: Associated Builders & Contractors Protesting DOL's Disabled Worker Hiring Policy
  CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story suggested that the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) had opposed the provisions in the described DOL rule concerning the hiring of veterans. It turns out that this was incorrect and that we misread the original Paint Square piece (link below). Instead, the ABC is only opposing the...
Sep
2013
3

Ohio Cable Installers Owed Nearly $1.5M According to Dept. of Labor

  In Ohio, 250 misclassified cable installers will be able to collect back wages and liquidated damages totalling $1,474,266 from their former employer, Cascom Inc.  According to the decision handed down by the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Ohio, the affected workers will be able to collect from both the company and...