MO.gov News Feed: Department of Labor & Industrial Relations /news-rss?filter=labor MO.gov News Feed: Department of Labor & Industrial Relations Mon, 18 Dec 2017 18:33:39 +0000 en-us 2017 Missouri Human Rights Award Winners Announced https://labor.mo.gov/news/press-releases/2017-missouri-human-rights-award-winners-announced 17406 at https://labor.mo.gov Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:08:04 +0000 Jefferson City, MO - Three Missourians and one local human rights commission are being honored this year by the Missouri Commission on Human Rights for their continual advocacy for the advancement of human rights. Missouri Minimum Wage Rate Set for 2018 https://labor.mo.gov/news/press-releases/missouri-minimum-wage-rate-set-2018 17396 at https://labor.mo.gov Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:04:44 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Department of Labor announces the state minimum wage rate for 2018 has been established, according to state law, at $7.85, effective January 1. Missouri Department of Labor Promotes Worker’s Safety Initiatives in Celebration of Labor Day https://labor.mo.gov/news/press-releases/missouri-department-labor-promotes-worker%E2%80%99s-safety-initiatives-celebration 16931 at https://labor.mo.gov Thu, 31 Aug 2017 08:57:00 +0000 Jefferson City, MO - Missouri has celebrated Labor Day for over 100 years by recognizing the contributions made by working men and women to our state and local communities. In honor of this year’s Labor Day, the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DOLIR) is focusing on ensuring safe workplaces for every Missourian. Public Hearing Today in St. Louis to Focus on Rule Review https://labor.mo.gov/news/press-releases/public-hearing-today-st-louis-focus-rule-review 16896 at https://labor.mo.gov Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:03:50 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Department of Labor & Industrial Relations will hold a public hearing at 1 p.m. on August 24 at 111 N. Seventh St., St. Louis, MO to allow taxpayers, citizens, businesses and customers of the department to talk directly to Department leadership to help alleviate the burden of state government red tape on citizens and growing businesses. Human Rights Commission Promotes Public Awareness Campaign with Student Poster and Essay Contest https://labor.mo.gov/news/press-releases/human-rights-commission-promotes-public-awareness-campaign-student-poster-and 16866 at https://labor.mo.gov Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:38:34 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – This month the Missouri Commission on Human Rights (MCHR) kicks off a poster and essay contest for youths in the St. Louis Promise Zone as part of its continuing public awareness campaign, the Show-Me Fair Housing Awareness Project. Students in the St. Louis metropolitan area are invited to submit an essay or poster expressing the theme, “Fair Housing: Building a Better World.” Bill’s Quick Mart is Among Best in Workplace Safety https://labor.mo.gov/news/press-releases/bill%E2%80%99s-quick-mart-among-best-workplace-safety 16821 at https://labor.mo.gov Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:46:02 +0000 ROGERSVILLE, Mo. –  The Missouri Department of Labor’s On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program announced Bill’s Quick Mart as the newest member of the state’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). “The SHARP program is dedicated to promoting a culture of safety for our workers at Missouri businesses,” said Anna Hui, Acting Director of the Department of Labor. “We congratulate the team at Bill’s Quick Mart for achieving their workplace safety goals and joining an elite group of Missouri businesses.” Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Additional Counties https://labor.mo.gov/news/press-releases/disaster-unemployment-assistance-available-additional-counties 16736 at https://labor.mo.gov Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:54:28 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY – Governor Eric Greitens announced FEMA approved his request to expand federal assistance to eight additional Missouri counties.  This approval allows those whose employment was lost or interrupted due to severe storms and flooding from April 28  to May 11, 2017, to apply for up to 26 weeks of Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). Rule Review To Help Eliminate Red Tape https://labor.mo.gov/news/press-releases/rule-review-help-eliminate-red-tape 16581 at https://labor.mo.gov Fri, 07 Jul 2017 15:30:00 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Department of Labor & Industrial Relations is seeking the comments of Missourians to help alleviate the burden of state government red tape on citizens and growing businesses. State Government administrative rules are found in the Missouri Code of State Regulations and on the Missouri Secretary of State’s website. Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Approaching https://labor.mo.gov/news/press-releases/disaster-unemployment-assistance-deadline-approaching 16571 at https://labor.mo.gov Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:46:53 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY – On June 2, 2017, a major disaster declaration was granted by President Donald Trump, allowing Missourians in 27 counties whose employment was lost or interrupted due to severe storms and flooding from April 28 to May 11, 2017, to apply for up to 26 weeks of Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). Unemployment Benefits Available to Flood Victims https://labor.mo.gov/news/press-releases/unemployment-benefits-available-flood-victims-0 16446 at https://labor.mo.gov Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:06:00 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY – On June 2, 2017, a major disaster declaration was granted by President Donald Trump, allowing Missourians in 27 counties whose employment was lost or interrupted due to severe storms and flooding from April 28 to May 11, 2017, to apply for up to 26 weeks of Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA).