The plan calls for merging the education and labor departments and moving the federal food stamp program to the Department of Health and Human Services and renaming that agency. Many of the changes would require approval from Congress.
By Associated Press
Alexander Acosta, testifying before a Senate committee, said little about how he would act on other issues if confirmed for the job.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Names of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks continue to emerge on a daily basis. Judy Woodruff sits down with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks to discuss whether Mr. Trump’s Cabinet choices are antithetical to…
By PBS NewsHour
If you’re a salaried employee who makes under $47,476 a year, you will now be paid time and a half for every hour you work over 40 hours a week.
By Kristen Doerer
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, the latest numbers from the Department of Labor show that the U.S. economy added 160,000 jobs in April, short of the 215,000 many economists predicted, while unemployment remained flat at five percent. Also, early reports…
By Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
President Barack laid out what's needed to support the U.S. economy after a federal government report revealed weak job gains.
This morning, the Department of Labor announced a new rule meant to legally hold financial advisers to your best interest.
In our news wrap Friday, while the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in January -- its lowest level in eight years -- the Department of Labor said that only 151,000 new jobs were added to the economy, a…
A battle is brewing on Capitol Hill over the advice and fees financial advisers can use with their customers. The Department of Labor has proposed new rules to ensure that retirement experts have their clients' best interests at heart. William…
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