Some Long Islanders had no choice but to spend Labor Day at work. Labor Day, which falls on the first Monday in September, is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for teens ages 16-19 in May is 10.4% the lowest in decades.
<p>The U.S. Department of Labor says that a McDonald’s franchise owner had to pay nearly $9,000 in fines after child labor violations were found at 11 northern New Jersey locations.</p>
For many, Labor Day means barbecuing and enjoying the end of summer. Bronx resident Amanda Corbette is honoring the birthday of her brother who died several years ago. Other residents say Labor
The Department of Labor is cracking down on Brooklyn poultry markets it says maintain illegal labor practices. According to labor officials, Al-Noor Poultry Market owes its employees $134,696. The market's
<p>The next generation of skilled laborers graduated from vocational programs Monday in Melville.</p>
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The Labor Department says the coronavirus has not impacted the labor market as unemployment claims fell for a second week straight.