Labor Department News

Chao’s Record Suggests Skepticism on New Safety Regulation

Elaine Chao’s record at the Labor Department suggests she’d have a light hand when it comes to safety regulation as transportation secretary and would seek to shift responsibility from the federal government to states where possible. Chao is President-elect Donald …

State Fines Western North Carolina Farm Where Worker Died

A western North Carolina farm where a worker died earlier this year faces an $8,400 fine from the state Labor Department. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported the department fined Norton Creek farms in Franklin for the death of Bobby Ammons on …