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By John R. Bolton
Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
Topic - United States Department Of Labor
Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert approved positive performance evaluations for the agency's former chief unemployment appeals judge, records show, undermining her public claims that he was a poor manager who decided cases slowly.
The number of South Dakotans in nonfarm industries has grown very slightly since 2012.
Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert sought to favor employers over workers in unemployment benefits decisions, and then fired the department's chief judge when he opposed her efforts, according to allegations in a lawsuit filed Thursday.
The company leading the legal challenge against birth control coverage under the new health care law offers its workers a retirement plan that includes investments in companies making contraceptive and abortion drugs.
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate continued its rapid drop in February, while employer payrolls inched up and the labor force grew after a 14-month skid, the state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday.
The unemployment rate for veterans who served since 2001 dipped slightly in 2013 to 9 percent, the Labor Department reported Thursday. That's down from 9.9 percent the year before, but well above overall civilian unemployment levels of around 7 percent over the same period.
State labor officials say Connecticut's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 7.2 percent in January despite the state losing 10,400 jobs.
From proposals aimed at poor Americans to accusing the GOP of a "war on women," President Obama and fellow Democrats want to cordon off key blocs of voters ahead of the midterm elections, and they expanded that effort Thursday to middle-class workers by targeting overtime pay.
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate dropped in January to its lowest rate since 2008, although hiring remained flat, according to new figures released Friday.
Seven Democratic members of Congress are urging the Labor Department to change a proposed rule that they say would harm black-lung patients.
Some 300 users of the state labor department's online career center have been targeted in an apparent scam by someone who fraudulently used an employer's identification information to impersonate a business.
A program to help jobless veterans has found employment for a fraction of eligible workers since its launch two years ago.
A Moody's economist who appeared on MSNBC on Friday told Chuck Todd that the weak jobs report by the Labor Department was caused by cold weather.
Authorities say a former state Labor Department employee diverted more than $60,000 in unemployment benefits intended for other people into her personal bank account.
Republican House leaders had pledged a thorough investigation after allegations of a hostile workplace were made against the directors of Missouri's agriculture and labor departments.