Department of Labor

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the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States

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The U.S. Department of Labor requires that companies seeking the exemption needed to use a captive to fund employee benefits meet several requirements to be considered for the "fast track" approval process, including the following:
Drinkard are investigators with the Office of Labor Management Standards, U.S. Department of Labor, Cleveland, Ohio.
Prior to that, he was an economist at the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.
You could also run the entire U.S. Department of Labor, all of its programs--from Job Corps to helping people find jobs to the Employment Standards Administration to ensure federal contractors comply with equal opportunity hiring laws, as well as fund the Small Business Administration and all of its business programs and staff from 2004 to 2008.
and the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have forged an alliance to help reduce illnesses and injuries in the workplace.
For 2001 plan years, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation, and the Internal Revenue Service will now allow employee benefit plans to report investments made through participant-directed brokerage accounts as a single line item on the Schedule H of the Annual Return/Report Form 5500, rather than by type of asset on the appropriate line item for the asset category (e.g., common stocks, mutual funds).
The U.S. Department of Labor, through the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS; 1991), presented the first broadly disseminated alert for many of these key words and connotations nearly a decade ago.
In December 1991, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Department of Labor, published the final rule regarding occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.(1) In essence, this legislation requires that employers provide for the safety of employees who, in the course of their official duties, may be exposed to blood.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited DuBell Lumber Company of Medford, N.J., for exposing employees to combustible dust and other hazards.
According to LMDC spokesperson Joanna Rose, the LMDC, working with project regulators the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), is currently drafting a deconstruction plan.
The Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor are investigating financial aspects of Enron, the newspaper reported.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration has announced an extension of the deadline for filing Form 5500s and Form 5500-EZs, and issued general guidance on ERISA compliance regarding employee benefit plans affected by the national disaster on Sept.
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