Tag Archives: Department of Labor

Labor Dept.,Turner Construction Partner for Workplace Safety Initiative

The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has partnered with Turner Construction to promote workplace safety measures during construction of the U.S. Naval Academy’s Center for Cyber Security Studies in Annapolis, Md. DOL said Monday the partnership seeks to implement safety training and monitoring programs to help workers avoid injuries, illnesses and …

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Department of Labor Seeks IT and Financial Management Services

The Department of Labor has posted a sources sought notice seeking information technology professional and financial services in support of the DoL Wage and Hour Division. IT professional services will include Agile framework development, big data analytics, IT modernization, mobility, security, operation and maintenance; while financial services will cover management, DoL …

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Job Growth Jumps 222,000 in June

The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate held at 4.4 percent, according to a government report Friday. Job growth has averaged approximately 180,000 per month in 2017, slightly above the 187,000 mark in 2016.Wages remained stagnant, rising only a sluggish 0.2 percent. Hourly earnings on …

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Report: Private Sector Added 204K Jobs in October

 The Labor Department estimates that businesses in the U.S. added about 204,000 jobs in October, the Longview, Texas News-Journal reported Saturday. Lynne Sladky writes that the department also found unemployment rose to 7.3 percent from 7.2 percent but cited furloughs of federal employees during the 16-day shutdown as the likely …

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InfoReliance to Offer Govt Clients Microsoft Cloud Office 365; Wes Anderson Comments

InfoReliance will start offering the cloud-based Office 365 email platform to its federal customers under Microsoft‘s certified cloud deployment partner network. The Microsoft initiative aims to expedite government acquisition of the software offering through an online services agreement, InfoReliance said Thursday. Wes Anderson, Microsoft vice president of global public sector …

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