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U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

The Department of Labor (DOL) fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements.In carrying out this mission, the Department administers a variety of federal labor laws including those that guarantee workers’ rights to safe and healthful working conditions; a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay; freedom from employment discrimination; unemployment insurance; and other income support. The Department’s website provides information on government and service agencies, laws and regulations, statistics and data, news, programs and services and related sites. Easy navigation by topic or audience to identify specific information related to youth health and safety and federal child labor laws.

  • Entry Type: Organization/Agency, Program/Initiative
  • Audience For Entry: Professionals, Youth, Families
  • Service Area: National
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  • Subjects: Policy, Regulations
  • Systems Addressed: Workforce Development
  • Resource Types Offered: Publications, Web links