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The Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City closed at 6am on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

US Govt. Finds Nearly $30M To Help Atlantic City’s Laid-Off Casino Workers

With four casinos gone in the past year, putting more than 8,000 people out of work, New Jersey’s congressional delegation got the US Labor Department to put together $29.4 million in grants for retraining that idled work force.

01/14/2015

(A Chickie's and Pete's, in Northeast Philadelphia.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Chickie’s & Pete’s Paying $8 Million To Settle Employee Complaints, Lawsuits

The popular chain of sports bars has entered into a consent decree with the US Department of Labor to settle what the department calls its largest tip-credit case ever.

02/20/2014

(A Philadelphia Job Corps training session for prospective health care specialists.  Photo provided)

Sen. Casey Wants Answers on Suspension of Job Corps Enrollments

The US Labor Department halted new enrollment in January, for the third time in six months, say it is trying to make up for cost overruns two years ago.

03/04/2013