Posts Tagged ‘ Department of Labor ’

Census Bureau Releases Data on Noncitizens

Feb 28th, 2014

While many people believe immigration laws, a widely discussed and strongly debated topic, need to be revisited, what is not under question is the rapid rate at which this group is increasing. The U.S. Census Bureau reported that noncitizens are an increasing segment in U.S. society, as evidenced by data recently released from a 2010-2012 […]

Flat Glass Prices Fall for the Fourth Time in Five Months

Feb 25th, 2014

Flat glass prices dipped .6 percent from December to January, marking the fourth such fall in prices within the last five months, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) Report issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The only increase came from October to November, when the prices of flat glass rose 1.3 percent. The […]

Metal Extruder Cited by OSHA; Fined $166,000 for 15 Safety Violations

Oct 21st, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Extruders Inc., an aluminum extruder that makes door and window frames in Wylie, Texas, and division of Atrium Cos. Inc. for $166,000 in proposed penalties. The penalties are for 15 safety violations, including one willful, and for failing to protect workers from […]

Flat Glass Prices Down Slightly, According to Latest Producer Price Index Report

May 17th, 2013

Flat glass prices saw a slight decrease—just 0.9 percent—from March to April, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report from the U.S. Labor Department. The index was listed at 115.8 for April, compared with 116.8 for March. The price of construction materials remained stable—with only a slight change from March to April, according to […]