The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered cellphone company T-Mobile USA to pay a fired whistleblower more than $345,000.
After a poor June jobs report, Maryland has lost more jobs in the first six months of 2012 than any other state in the nation, according to numbers released from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Few job seekers who fail to get an interview know the reason, but Michelle Chesney-Offutt said a recruiter told her why she lost the chance to pitch for an information technology position.
Dear Sgt Shaft: How do I begin to get an exemption/dispute from the 20/20/20 rule? They do happen per individual Dates of Service and Regulation Changes. I was married for 30 years. My husband was on active duty for 22 years. Only 17½ not 20 were overlapping years. I understand that the rules have changed. I was told that if I was married for 20 years with 20 years active duty that I would qualify for former spouse if divorced. How do I start a case requesting Former Spouse Benefits exempting the 20-20-20 requirement?
A state official says Exxon Mobil has agreed to $1.6 million in penalties to settle water-pollution violations from a major oil pipeline break that fouled dozens of miles of shoreline along Montana's scenic Yellowstone River.
Shuttered businesses and boarded-up houses dot the streets of historic Zanesville, Ohio, the struggling river city where Cory May is starting a life with his young wife.
Prince George's County Public Schools have reached an agreement to pay $4.2 million in back wages to more than 1,000 foreign teachers and employees who were illegally required to pay fees the school system should have covered, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday.
The drumbeat of sobering economic news in the country has the White House on the defensive, with Democrats and administration officials appearing on Sunday political shows to rebut Republican criticisms about the nation's decades-high unemployment rate.
Massey Energy Co. recklessly ignored safety and allowed dangerous conditions to build inside a West Virginia mine until a blast last year killed 29 men in the deadliest U.S. coal accident since 1970, according to an independent report released Thursday.