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How to Watch for Heat-Related Emergencies

Recognizing the warning signs helps to prevent heat stroke and other heat-related emergencies.

More Funding for Small Business Owners

U.S. Small Business Administration will expand access to credit lines of up to US$5 million for small businesses.

Texas Challenges New Overtime Rule

Resources to Ensure Fair Pay For Disaster Recovery Work

Recovery employers should be prepared to avoid wage violations before severe weather and disasters strike.

Hazard Communication Standard Update Improves Chemical Labelling

The DOL enhanced the quality of information on labels and safety data sheets for cleaning chemicals.

Labor Department Supports Youth Mental Health, Out-of-School Learning

The U.S. Department of Labor addresses mental health and expands local work-based learning for youth.

DOL Takes Steps Toward New Heat Safety Rules

The U.S. Department of Labor has moved toward publishing a proposed rule to reduce the significant health risks of heat exposure.

OSHA Regional Offices Restructured to Reflect New Areas of Need

OSHA creates two new regions to reflect changing demographics and population.

Cleaning Workers Input Sought on Emergency Preparedness

Tennessee Cleaning Contractor Fined for Using Child Labor

Labor Department Prioritizes Strengthening Youth Workforce

The first Youth Apprenticeship Week focuses on apprenticeship opportunities in high-demand fields.

$178 Billion Awarded in Federal Procurement Opportunities to Small Businesses