Posts Tagged ‘Department’

Department of Labor claims that Google systematically underpays its female employees

Department of Labor claims that Google systematically underpays its female employees

In January, the US Department of Labor sued Google, claiming that the company was withholding information relevant to an ongoing compliance audit. Now, the agency claims that it has found “systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce.” During a court hearing for the case on Friday, DoL Regional Director Janette...

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Comey asks Justice Department to deny Trump’s wiretapping accusations

Comey asks Justice Department to deny Trump’s wiretapping accusations

FBI Director James Comey asked officials at the Justice Department to deny Trump’s wiretapping claims on Saturday. Latest News – UPI.com

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Department of Education to move to single pay portal for student loan debt

Department of Education to move to single pay portal for student loan debt

Amy R. ConnollyWASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) — The U.S. Department of Education announced plans to revamp the way monthly payments are collected. Top News – UPI.com

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Justice Department finally gets into terror suspect’s iPhone, drops salty legal fight with Apple

Justice Department finally gets into terror suspect’s iPhone, drops salty legal fight with Apple

Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) — The Department of Justice said it has dropped its legal battle with Apple after FBI agents were able to finally break into terror suspect Syed Farook’s iPhone. Top News – UPI.com

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Apple says the Justice Department is using the law as an ‘all-powerful magic wand’

Apple says the Justice Department is using the law as an ‘all-powerful magic wand’

In a filing entered today in Central California district court, Apple says the government is seeking “an all-powerful magic wand” to force the company into assisting law enforcement. The argument comes in response to FBI demands for Apple to break security on an iPhone linked to the San Bernardino shooting, giving investigators access to...

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Justice Department warns local courts against fines trapping poor

Justice Department warns local courts against fines trapping poor

Andrew V. PestanoWASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) — The Justice Department pledged $ 2.5 million for efforts to help prevent courts in the United States from overcharging poor defendants with fines and fees. Top News – UPI.com

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Education Department seeks renewed funding for vocational training

Education Department seeks renewed funding for vocational training

Amy R. ConnollyWASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) — Acting U.S. Education Secretary John King called for the reauthorization of the Perkins Act, a program that supports career and technical education. Top News – UPI.com

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The Department of Energy promotes clean energy with funky retro posters

The Department of Energy promotes clean energy with funky retro posters

To get us to a better future, the government keeps looking to the past. Following in the footsteps of NASA, the Department of Energy has released its own set of WPA-inspired posters celebrating clean and alternative energy solutions. The artwork is consistently colorful and beautiful across each of the eight posters, even if words...

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Report: Department of Education considers for-profit colleges ‘too big to fail’

Report: Department of Education considers for-profit colleges ‘too big to fail’

Amy R. ConnollyWASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) — A new report said for-profit colleges will keep wasting taxpayer dollars if the U.S. Department of Education continues to treat them as “too big to fail.” Top News – UPI.com

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U.S. Department of Defense to open combat jobs to women

U.S. Department of Defense to open combat jobs to women

Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) — The U.S. Department of Defense will open all combat roles in the U.S. Armed Forces to women, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced on Thursday. Top News – UPI.com

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