This is a SDK for accessing Federal APIs, not just Department of Labor. It is compatible with APIs from NOAA, Department of Energy, Department of Education, Department of Transportation, the EPA, and many more. Until the Swift programming language becomes more stable, this SDK is considered to be in Beta. See the API documentation for detailed instructions on getting started, including extensive code samples.
Imagine if you could peek into your users' checking accounts and see what they earn. In a way, you can. A creative new API from big data trailblazer InfoChimps uses IP geolocation to return U.S. Census data, including annual income. There are also updates to the company's Twitter influence and trust data APIs.
Today at the Gov 2.0 Summit in Washington, DC: the Federal Government is announcing they will be implementing OpenID and Info Cards as part of its open government initiative. The looming adoption of these two standards paves the way for citizens to use existing accounts and online identities (such as their Yahoo or Google accounts) to participate in various government web sites. This also means that citizens can customize their experience on government websites without needing to reveal any personally identifiable information – including passwords.