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Federal Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday March 29, 2020 ( 4 items )  

BLS Issues Report on County Employment, Wages in West Virginia for 3rd Quarter 2019
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, March 26 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics - Mid-Atlantic Regional Information Office issued the following report on the county employment and wages in West Virginia for 3rd quarter 2019: Employment decreased 1.5 percent in West Virginia's only large county, Kanawha, from September 2018 to September 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. (Large counties are defined as those with 2018 annual average employment levels of 75,000 o  more

U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program in West Virginia To Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, March 24 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched an initiative to increase the focus of agency inspections in West Virginia's maritime, construction, and general industries on identifying, reducing, or eliminating worker exposures to respirable crystalline silica. The initiative extends OSHA's Nat  more

W.Va. U.S. Attorney's Office Joins National COVID-19 Task Force
WHEELING, West Virginia, March 27 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, Bill Powell, issued the following news release: U.S. Attorney Bill Powell, under the guidance of Attorney General William Barr, has committed an attorney to serve on the national COVID-19 Hoarding and Price Gouging Task Force. The COVID-19 Hoarding and Price Gouging Task Force, led by U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito, District of New Jersey, with assistance as needed from the Antitrust Division's Cr  more

West Virginia Farm Service Agency: USDA Service Centers Taking Precautionary Measures to Help Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia, March 26 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency - West Virginia Field Office issued the following news release: U.S. Department of Agriculture Service Centers are encouraging visitors to take proactive protective measures to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. USDA Service Centers in West Virginia will continue to be open for business by phone appointment only and field work will continue with appropriate social distancing. While our program   more