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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractor for Exposing Employees to Trench Engulfment Hazards
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited R.V. Wagner Inc. – based in Affton, Missouri – for exposing employees to trench engulfment hazards as they installed concrete storm water pipes on Stable Road in St. Louis, Missouri. OSHA proposed penalties of $212,158 for violations of its trench safety standards.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.s. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta Visits St. Louis Community College to Discuss the Award of Apprenticeship Grants
U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta discussed the award of $12 million in advanced manufacturing apprenticeship grant funding to Missouri Community College Consortium during a visit to St. Louis Community College Center for Workforce Innovation, in Ferguson, Missouri.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Federal Court Grants Motion Sanctioning Missouri Child Care Centers for Failing to Comply With U.s. Labor Department Subpoena
The U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Missouri has ordered Kinder Kidz LLC and Teach Me Kidz Academy LLC – based in St. Louis, Missouri – to pay a $50 daily fine for failing to comply with the Court’s Orders requiring them to respond to federal subpoenas from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) to determine compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Successfully defending a case on behalf of Advocate Health Care Network before the U.S. Supreme Court was a team effort, the recipient of a 2018 Missouri Lawyers Award for her role in the high-profile case said during a recent interview.
ST. LOUIS — The U.S. Secretary of Labor is suing the president/director of Missouri Freight Equipment, alleging violation of Workers' Compensation acts.