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- abbr. Department of Labor
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- US Department of Labor
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- n. the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913
- n. a unit of pain intensity
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SIGIR reports that in the first quarter of 2010, 25 deaths were reported to the Department of Labor (DoL), and 740 injuries were reported to the DOL as causing more than 3 days of lost work.
The main mission of the DOL is to enforce labor laws like the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The DOL is statutorily obligated to assist vets in finding work.
Many times I have heard other small business owners say that the DOL is not “fair”.
The DOL is not on the employers side and doesn’t really pretend to be.
I hope to create a sound alternative to DOL, that is systematic and authentic that invites students into the world of editing and the power of all those little marks we call punctuation.
You can call the DOL's local number in Pasadena 626-229-1000 or the national toll-free hotline 866-444-3272.
Another source used by the DOL is the Occupational Outlook Handbook (the OOH).
The first two were focused on the unemployment rate calculation by the DOL, which is based on a "body count" process, and an alternative calculation using DOL data but based on the total number of hours worked (here).
Federal, State and local agencies such as DOL Commissioner Michael Thurmond, the director of