Department of Labor

Whether you’re a business owner, an employee, or one of the millions of unemployed workers out there, you don’t have to go through tough economic times all by yourself.  The Department of Labor and the Small Business Administration are both standing by, ready to help you navigate through the challenges. What can these organizations do Read more

The laws have been around for years, but the U.S. Department of Labor’s Hour and Wage Division has just started a new initiative aimed at making sure that Southern California’s landscaping workers are treated fairly. Unfortunately, many landscaping companies violate the minimum wage, overtime, and record-keeping portions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  In Read more

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has approved a number of State Plans, and now they want to hear your thoughts on them. At an informal stakeholder meeting scheduled for June 25, 2012, OSHA will be taking comments, encouraging suggestions, and holding forums on the new State Plans.  They want to know whether you Read more