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West Virginia's minimum wage has increased by $6.25 since 1969 when it was $1 per hour, according to the West Virginia Division of Labor.
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Mark Kirsch, who headed up Local 17, Operating Engineers, was found guilty of running the union as a criminal enterprise.
A northwest Iowa hospital will pay a woman $75,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit after she was denied a job because she has cerebral palsy.
The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that Pennsylvania's unemployment rate fell four-tenths of a percentage point to 6.4 percent in January.
A former controller at Playboy Enterprises who was fired in 2012 may have just won the largest payout ever under a 2002 law that protects whistleblowers.
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs last month, an improvement from January and ahead of economists' expectations.
A federal court has ordered a Peabody cleaning contractor to pay $1 million in back pay and damages to its workers for violating federal wage laws.
Q: I have an employee who has been coming in late and not getting her work done.
A Snow Camp man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly pretended to be law enforcement officer at the scene of a car wreck in February.
Sharing the links led to charges of identity theft because the documents listed, among other things, thousands of credit card numbers.
Purdue University has reversed course and decided to allow an inscription on a dedication plaque that includes a reference to "God's physical laws."
INDIANAPOLIS Federal investigators say Indiana's workplace safety agency mishandled complaints, put its inspectors under strict time constraints and didn't help whistleblowers.
Joseph Califano Jr., 82, a domestic policy adviser for LBJ, talks on USA TODAY's Capital Download about the battle 50 years ago to pass the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 and about lessons today for President Obama.
The Federal Air Marshal Service office at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is one of six field offices that will be closed by 2016 even after it survived a congressional inquiry into employee complaints.
Three former Economic Development employees filed a federal lawsuit against the Lee County Board of Commissioners Monday, claiming they were wrongly fired for being whistleblowers.
A prominent Erie restaurant has agreed to pay a former worker $20,000 and safeguard against future sexual harassment to settle federal claims that one of its co-owners subjected female employees to a sexually hostile work environment.