OSHA has launched an initiative focused on enhancing enforcement and providing compliance assistance to protect workers in the engineered stone fabrication and installation industries.
U.S. Department of Labor partners with local trade organizations for trenching and excavation safety
OSHA and several major unions and industry stakeholders entered into a two-year agreement to address trenching and excavation safety.
The U.S. Department of Labor last week announced more than $12.7 million in money through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is available to support health and safety training initiatives across the U.S.
Trenching safety: OSHA, Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association form alliance to train workers
OSHA offices and the Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association formed a two-year alliance to promote safety information for trenching and excavation.
OSHA increases penalties, says employers who put workers lives at risk will face ‘serious consequences’
OSHA will increase its penalties and cite certain violations in an "instance-by-instance" basis starting in March.
The federal department for labor will propose a rule to help combat employee misclassification, federal officials said on Tuesday.
Non-union contractors are lining up in opposition to proposed changes to federal prevailing-wage laws that they argue will make public projects more expensive at a time when the U.S. is looking to rebuild much of its infrastructure.
Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as layoffs remain at historically low levels.
The U.S. Labor Department is considering revising federal Davis-Bacon rules, possibly resulting in the first overhaul in decades of the formula used to set prevailing wages on federal projects.
Propelled by surging costs for gas, food and housing, consumer inflation jumped 7.9% in the past year, the sharpest spike since 1982 and likely only a harbinger of even higher prices to come.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week and remain at historically low levels, just as the Federal Reserve prepares to raise its main borrowing rate later this month.
Wholesale inflation in the United States surged again last month, rising 9.7% from a year earlier in a sign that price pressures remain high at all levels of the economy.
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