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labor department

Definitions

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  • noun the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913

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Examples

  • According to news reports, president elect Obama is considering for Labor Secretary three people who actually know something about labor and actually support the intended mission of the labor department, which is protecting the rights of laborers.

    Obama Appointments: First the Good News

  • Huang then allegedly called the labor department using the same alias on Jan. 6 in a bid to retrieve labor insurance data on his tarot students.

    Taipei Times

  • But the labor department also notes that job prospects are actually expected to increase for people who manage large farms and who grow products for niche markets such as biofuels and organic food sales.

    Allen S. Levine: Yahoo's 'College Majors That Are Useless'... Really?

  • But the labor department also notes that job prospects are actually expected to increase for people who manage large farms and who grow products for niche markets such as biofuels and organic food sales.

    Allen S. Levine: Yahoo's 'College Majors That Are Useless'... Really?

  • But the labor department also notes that job prospects are actually expected to increase for people who manage large farms and who grow products for niche markets such as biofuels and organic food sales.

    Allen S. Levine: Yahoo's 'College Majors That Are Useless'... Really?

  • The labor department also fined the local chapter of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees $11,500 for failing to provide sufficient harnessing or netting for four spotlight operators, one of whom was killed in the collapse, and for failing to test soil conditions, which were important for securing the structure to the ground.

    Fines Set in Indiana Collapse

  • But the labor department also notes that job prospects are actually expected to increase for people who manage large farms and who grow products for niche markets such as biofuels and organic food sales.

    Allen S. Levine: Yahoo's 'College Majors That Are Useless'... Really?

  • In recognition of the seriousness of the problem of female employment, the Jewish Agency in that year attached a special secretariat for women to the labor department, allocating a sum of money to establish places of work and training for women.

    Women in the Yishuv Workforce.

  • In April, the labor department postponed a last-minute Bush-era rule that would have required unions to disclose more about their finances.

    Labor Department to Tighten Scrutiny

  • Another increase in job losses today; the labor department says 524,000 people filed for unemployment benefits for the first time last week.

    CNN Transcript Jan 15, 2009

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