It's alleged Walmart illegally fired and threatened workers for union activities.
Companies with 250 or more workers would be required to file publicly accessible reports.
The Labor secretary's remarks follow regulations setting new hiring benchmarks for government contractors.
After just three months on the job, Labor Secretary Tom Perez is pleased with how his tenure is turning out.
“I love this job. And I am approaching it with a sense of both optimism and urgency,” he said in a blog post on Wednesday.
Newly installed Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is presiding over a burst of rule-making.
The Senate will vote Monday on whether Richard Griffin should be the next NLRB general counsel.
Regulations set to take effect in 2015 will help level the playing field for minorities and women who work in the burgeoning home healthcare industry, Labor Secretary Tom Perez said Thursday.
A study from the left-leaning Center for Effective Government is warning that workers are not adequately protected from their bosses if they report health or safety violations.
The report says that federal law gives workers “weak guarantees” that they won’t be fired or demoted for reporting when safety rules are broken.
Federal workers are fearful that the government could shut down again in just three months, the head of a government workers’ union said on Thursday, and that's already having an impact on morale.
Colleen Kelley, head of the National Treasury Employees Union, told reporters that the fear of another shutdown is compounding staffers’ frustrations about tight budgets caused by sequestration years of static pay.