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Scamming overtime

...time-and-a-half compensation. Right now, the Bush-era pay dividing line is $455 per week. This president has directed his Labor Department to increase that to an as-yet-undetermined amount, saying "We're going to update those overtime rules to...
Low-wage jobs unexpectedly a way of life for many

...average wages of $16.54 an hour, according to the Labor Department. Since the mid-1980s, the economy has shed these...the number of lower-wage jobs increased: The Labor Department says restaurants added 777,800 jobs since the recession...

...gas industry.Construction employment peaked last year in August at 21,600 jobs across the state, according to Labor Department figures. It marked the most construction jobs in Alaska since September 2005.Combined private spending in other...

...annualized returns."The Labor Department announced plans last month to...assistant secretary for the Labor Department's Employee Benefits Security...decades. The researchers say the Labor Department could require more explicit...

...December.The January figure was slightly below the national unemployment rate of 6.6 percent. The the state's labor department said was the closest the two unemployment rates have been since late 2008.The department says Alaska's rate was...
House education panel delves into vo-tech credits

...graduates to fill all the jobs people were contacting them about," said Rep. Harriet Drummond, D-Anchorage.Only one in five Alaska high school graduates eventually hold a four-year degree, according to the state labor department.

...ADP survey with some skepticism because it has diverged sharply at times from the government's job figures. The Labor Department releases its employment report Friday.BOSTON - Trial is set to begin Friday in a lawsuit brought by four sisters...
State on a growth spurt: Population to approach 900,000 in next 25 years

...census area to 5.1 children in the Wade Hampton census area. Knowing that to overall birth rate will rise, the Labor Department expects the population of children to see increases well into the double digits: children aged 4 and younger, to...
Q&A: Enrollment, student achievement among candidates' concerns

...placed on Career and Technical Education. At a recent meeting with members of the community, school district, labor department, the university and other stakeholders to discuss ways to best utilize the increased state funding for career education...
Women in the Trades program helps women see options, transportation and utilities jobs that year. These numbers have varied over the years but not by much. Labor Department data shows that women made up 10 percent of construction laborers in 2003. This data set also shows women making...


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