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Statement by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on extending unemployment benefits [01/07/2014]

OPA News Release: [01/07/2014] Contact Name: Jason Kuruvilla Phone Number: (202) 693-6587 Email: Kuruvilla.Jason@dol.gov Release Number: 14-0020-NAT Statement by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on extending unemployment benefits WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today issued the following statement regarding the

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Statement by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on extending unemployment benefits

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today issued the following statement regarding the Senate’s procedural vote invoking cloture on a three-month extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation: Source Link

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MSHA releases preliminary fatality and injury data for 2013 [01/06/2014]

MSHA News Release: [01/06/2014] Contact Name: Amy Louviere Phone Number: (202) 693-9423 Email: Louviere.Amy@dol.gov Release Number: 14-0009-NAT MSHA releases preliminary fatality and injury data for 2013 Mining deaths sharply higher in 4th quarter, following record low fatality rates ARLINGTON, Va. — According to preliminary data released by

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MSHA releases preliminary fatality and injury data for 2013

According to preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration, 42 miners died in work-related accidents at the nation’s mines in 2013, an increase from the 36 miners who died in 2012. While mining fatalities occurred at a record low rate

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