U.S. Department of Labor Seeks Florists’ Input to Enhance Floral Designer Occupation Data

This effort is part of a broader goal to accurately represent the floral designer profession and its various aspects. Florists are invited to share job descriptions, alternate titles, and specific tasks performed by employees in this role. This data is essential to capturing the full complexity and nuance of the floral design field, which in turn aids in promoting job opportunities within the industry.

Department of Labor Seeking Workers Owed Back Wages From 5 Defunct Poultry Companies

April 17, 2024 U.S. Department of Labor

Employees of five California poultry processing companies in La Puente and City of Industry may be owed a share of more than $3.8 million in back wages and damages recovered on their behalf by the U.S. Department of Labor.

SAF Pushes Back on Potential Overtime Rule Changes

SAF joined 92 other organizations as part of the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity (PPWO) coalition, which urged Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh to abandon or at least postpone consideration of changes to the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

U.S. Department of Labor and North American Meat Institute Establish Alliance to Protect Meatpacking Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has signed an alliance with the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) to provide information, guidance and access to training resources for protecting workers in the meatpacking and processing industry from exposures to the coronavirus.

U.S. Department of Labor Awards National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation $ 4.5M to Train Justice-Involved Young Adults for Restaurant Jobs

To prepare and train young adults reentering society, the NRAEF will partner with Departments of Corrections, community-based organizations and state restaurant associations. These partner organizations will utilize an NRAEF training framework with individuals at participating correctional facilities as well as after release and during parole.