June 18, 2021

U.S. Dept. of Labor Launches New Online Resource for Health Care Workers

From a U.S. Department of Labor Announcement: The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a new online tool that will allow current and prospective health care workers to explore more than 80 different occupations, identify local education and training programs, and tap into current job listings. Through the Virtual Career Network, users also can learn […]

New: U.S. Department of Labor, Facebook, and Others Will Provide Jobs Resources to Social Net Users

From a DOL News Release: Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced an innovative partnership that leverages the combined audience and expertise of officials from the U.S. Department of Labor, Facebook, the National Association of State Workforce Agencies, DirectEmployers Association and the National Association of Colleges and Employers to provide crucial employment resources to […]

US Department of Labor Improves Enforcement Databases and Adds Visualizations/Animations

From the US DOL: The U.S. Department of Labor [has] announced enhancements to its online enforcement database designed to improve public access to and understanding of the department’s enforcement actions. The updated website includes a number of new features, including map displays of inspection and violation data from the department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration […]

Government Data: U.S. Department of Labor Releases APIs and SDKs For Online and Mobile Tools and Apps

If you’re not a developer, here’s some news that might be of interest to them. Perhaps it’s time to for developers and non-developers to brainstorm new ways to use Dept. of Labor data. The team at the wonderful ProgrammableWeb.com, home to a massive directory of API’s and mashups pointed out that the U.S. Department of […]

Two New Mobile Web Apps From the U.S. Federal Government

1. CIO.gov (Web App, Most Mobile Browsers, No Download Required) http://apps.usa.gov/cio-gov-mobile/ CIO.gov is the website of the U.S. Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Federal CIO Councils, serving as a central resource for information on Federal IT. By showcasing examples of innovation, identifying best practices, and providing a forum for Federal IT leaders, CIO.gov keeps […]