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Prevent heat-related illness with knowledge and preparation

Prevent heat-related illness with knowledge and...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jul 04, 2014

Thousands of workers become ill each year due to heat exhaustion. In 2012 alone, there were 31 heat-related deaths and 4,120 ...

Contractor must pay $5 million in back pay

Contractor must pay $5 million in back pay

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 11, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has secured nearly $5 million in back wages for about 500 workers on the ...

VIDEO: 1 million+ ‘standing down’ against falls in construction

VIDEO: 1 million+ ‘standing down’ against falls in...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 04, 2014

More than 1 million workers from tens of thousands of businesses are expected to take part in the Occupational Health ...

Transportation gains 9k jobs in January

Transportation gains 9k jobs in January

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 12, 2014

The transportation sector gained 9,900 jobs in January, rising from 4.55 million jobs in December to 4.56 million jobs in ...

Transportation loses 600 jobs in December

Transportation loses 600 jobs in December

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 10, 2014

The transportation sector lost 600 jobs in December, dipping from 4.5366 million jobs in November to 4.536 million jobs in ...

Transportation gains nearly 31k jobs in November

Transportation gains nearly 31k jobs in November

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 09, 2013

The transportation sector gained 30,500 jobs in November, rising from 4,504,100 jobs in October to 4,534,600 in November, according to ...

Transportation employment remains steady in October

Transportation employment remains steady in October

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 08, 2013

The transportation sector maintained 4,493,600 jobs in October, the same number that were available in September, according to statistics released ...

Who Cares About Safety?

Who Cares About Safety?

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 12, 2013

If safety is such an important jobsite concern, why aren’t fatal accident numbers dropping for road contractors? According to a survey ...

U.S. labor department, mining community commemorating...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 19, 2010

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis, along with Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Joseph A. Main, ...

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