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Unemployment Extension Parleys between Perez and Boehner

Unemployment Extension Parleys between Perez and Boehner
Unemployment extension parleys are planned to get held between Perez and Boehner. The labor secretary and speaker are to sit down together and discuss matters regarding the creation of surplus jobs.
Read more May 9 2014, 4:36am CDT
 

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$1M in Funding to Help AR Winter Storm Recovery Efforts

Source: Arkansas Matters

WASHINGTON, D.C. (News release) – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $1,013,495 National Emergency Grant incremental award to continue cleanup and recovery efforts in the wake of a severe storm that affected 14 counties in Arkansas on Dec. 5 and 6, 2013. These funds, awarded to the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services, will provide for the continuation of temporary employment for eligible individuals to assist with the cleanup of the affe ...
Full article at: Arkansas Matters Jul 23 2014, 1:52pm CDT
 

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Prescott homeless vets program gets another year

Source: The Daily Courier

PRESCOTT - In June, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced $36,710,368 in grants to be doled out to 156 organizations nationwide for training veterans in civilian ca ...
Full article at: The Daily Courier Jul 21 2014, 8:01am CDT
 

Administration and its allies in Congress push for breaking House logjam on minimum wage hike

Source: Canadian Business Online

WASHINGTON – Labour Secretary Thomas E. Perez teamed up with the top Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee, to meet Monday with kitchen workers at a local restaurant and deliver a lunchtime plea for Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10. The increase has been a top second-term political priority for President Barack Obama and his allies in Congress. Obama himself pushed the measure again ...
Full article at: Canadian Business Online Jun 16 2014, 2:54pm CDT
 

Gov’t sets wage increase for many of its workers

Source: 49 News Topeka

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many federal workers and contractors who earn the minimum wage are getting a raise next year. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez has issued a rule to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10. The higher level applies to new federal construction and service contracts beginning Jan. 1. President Barack Obama had announced the raise earlier this year, but Perez moved to put it into effect. “No person who w ...
Full article at: 49 News Topeka Jun 12 2014, 2:51pm CDT
 

New year to bring minimum wage boost to $10.10 an hour for many federal workers, contractors

Source: Canadian Business Online

WASHINGTON – Many federal workers and contractors who earn the minimum wage are getting a raise next year. Labour Secretary Thomas E. Perez has issued a rule to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10. The higher level applies to new federal construction and service contracts beginning Jan. 1. President Barack Obama had announced the raise earlier this year, but Perez moved to put it into effect. In a conference call with reporters on Thursday, Perez said ...
Full article at: Canadian Business Online Jun 12 2014, 2:48pm CDT
 

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