Tag: Department of Labor
The Department of Labor and the Virginia Employment Commission signed an agreement intended to protect employees’ rights.
Rep. Robert Hurt voted in favor of a resolution to nullify a Department of Labor rule to amend the definition of the term “fiduciary.”
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the U. S. Department of Labor (DOL) has awarded nearly a million dollars in federal grant money to Virginia to support initiatives within the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program in two key areas.
The Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board, Inc. has been awarded a $4 million American Apprenticeship Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to expand registered apprenticeships in advanced manufacturing industries.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the appointment of Ellen Marie Hess as the new commissioner for the Virginia Employment Commission.
The Workforce Investment Board serving Hampton Roads has been selected by the Department of Labor to participate in a Technical Assistance Initiative.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Virginia State University and four of Virginia’s community colleges will expand their capacity to provide innovative training programs in partnership with employers.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today Virginia’s award of over $3.4 million from the United States Department of Labor to provide veterans with job training.
Unemployment was at a 25-year high in February, according to data released this morning by the United States Department of Labor. The rate hit 8.1 percent nationally as 851,000 more Americans lost their jobs in the month. The job losses pushed the 12-month running total to 5 million.
More than 11 million Americans are out of work, another 8 million are in search of full-time work but are currently working part-time, and yet another 1.9 million are known to be out of work but aren’t otherwise accounted for in what we refer to as the national unemployment rate. Sobering news, indeed, from the […]