department of labor http://wwno.org en Louisiana gets $1.5M work-sharing labor grant http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-gets-15m-work-sharing-labor-grant <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The U.S. Department of Labor has set aside nearly $100 million in grants for states to set up or improve existing short-term compensation programs, commonly referred to as &quot;work sharing.&quot;</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:05:33 +0000 The Associated Press 17821 at http://wwno.org Labor: Louisiana day cares violating wage laws http://wwno.org/post/labor-louisiana-day-cares-violating-wage-laws <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The U.S. Department of Labor says more north Louisiana child care businesses are paying workers a legal wage after a crackdown by the Wage and Hour Division. But it says a majority of such businesses in Bossier, Caddo, East Carroll, Lincoln and Ouachita parishes are still breaking the law.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 17:12:40 +0000 The Associated Press 15688 at http://wwno.org