The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet department of the United States government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and some economic statistics. The Dept. of Labor has eight major specialized divisions: the Bureau of International Labor Affairs, the Employment and Training Administration, the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration, the Employment Standards Administration, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the Veterans' Employment and Training Service. A ninth division, the Office of the American Workplace, established in 1993, was terminated when congress failed to provide the necessary appropriations.
Occupational Outlook Handbookby U.S. Department of Labor
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Occupational Outlook Handbook 2011 – 2012 edition by the U.S. Department of Labor newly updated, features well written job descriptions for hundreds of different types of jobs; 90 percent of the jobs available in the United States. The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.
In each description, the book discusses:
• The training, education, and advancement needed.
• Job Earnings.
• Expected job prospects.
• What workers do on the job.
• Working conditions.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is an essential tool when you want to make informed and intelligent decisions about your career.
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The U.S. Department of Labor To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.
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