Fred Meyer settles child labor charges

An investigation by the Department of Labor found the company regularly allowing minors to load power-driven box balers at stores in Oregon.

Construction industry exempted in final rule on Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs)

After a huge union outcry, the Trump administration backed off a plan that would have weakened apprenticeship programs—in construction anyway.

Trump names Eugene Scalia as his pick for new Labor Secretary

AFL-CIO blasts the choice — a former WalMart lawyer and son of union nemesis Antonin Scalia.

Wu bill would speed benefits for workers who lose jobs to trade

Oregon Congressman David Wu said he will introduce a bill this month to streamline access to Trade Adjustment Assistance benefits for workers displaced by outsourcing to other countries as a result of free trade agreements.