Department of Labor http://wkyufm.org en McConnell Co-Sponsors Bill on Youth Working Around the Farm http://wkyufm.org/post/mcconnell-co-sponsors-bill-youth-working-around-farm <p>Senate Minority Leader&nbsp; Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has joined with several of his colleagues to introduce legislation to block the Department of Labor from enacting proposed regulations regarding youngsters working on farms. The&nbsp; issue has drawn widespread concern among farm families and farm organizations across the country. Thu, 22 Mar 2012 19:15:14 +0000 Dan Modlin 9537 at http://wkyufm.org McConnell Co-Sponsors Bill on Youth Working Around the Farm Tennessee Officials Say New Unemployment Requirements to Take Effect in April http://wkyufm.org/post/tennessee-officials-say-new-unemployment-requirements-take-effect-april <p>New guidelines issued by the U-S Department of Labor mean claimants will have to conduct documented work searches to continue receiving jobless benefits. Under terms of federal legislation enacted in February, claimants will also be required to meet face to face with state job service workers. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 15:05:47 +0000 Dan Modlin & Associated Press 9396 at http://wkyufm.org Tennessee Officials Say New Unemployment Requirements to Take Effect in April