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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is charged with protecting and promoting the interests of American workers and their dependents.

Complaint jurisdiction:

Administers laws and programs protecting the safety and health, employment opportunities, and pension rights of workers; enforces federal wage, hour, and child labor laws; administers workers' compensation benefits for federal employees, longshore and harbor workers, and victims of black lung disease; works toward the removal of discriminatory employment practices by government contractors; sponsors job training activities; promotes peaceful and sound labor-management relations; guides the nation's unemployment insurance system; compiles statistics relative to employment and economic activity.

U.S. Department of Labor
Frances Perkins Building
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20210

DOL's National Contact Center
(866) 487-2365
(877) 889-5627 TTY

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – General information
(866) 633-7365

  • Back pay
  • Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family and medical leave
  • Garnishment of wages
  • Migrant and seasonal farmworkers
  • Minimum wage
  • Overtime pay
  • Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

(866) 487-9243

Unemployment benefits – Eligibility
(877) 872-5627

Women's Bureau

Employment and Training Administration
(415) 975-4610

Job Corps
(415) 975-4680

United States Government Bookstores
(866) 512-1800

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Los Angeles - (Consumer Price Index)
(310) 235-6884

San Diego
(619) 557-6538

San Francisco
(415) 975-4406

Assistant Regional Administrator
Employment Standards Administration- Office of Federal
Contract Compliance Programs
71 Stevenson Street, Suite 1700
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 975-4720

Office of Labor-Management Standards
(415) 848-6567

Office of Workers Compensation Programs
(415) 703-4600

Wage and Hour Division

Regional Office
(415) 975-4510

Sacramento District Office
(916) 979-2040

Los Angeles
(213) 894-2685

San Diego
(619) 557-5606

Regional Administrator
Employment and Training Administration
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 8th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 975-4610

Complaints about State Employment Services and Job Training Partnership Act programs should be referred to this office.


Department of Industrial Relations

Complaint jurisdiction:

Complaints about unpaid wages, minimum wage enforcement, child labor laws, workers' compensation insurance, working conditions, farm labor contracts.

Complaints outside jurisdiction:

Independent contractors, state, county, or city employees must contact their own union office. Discrimination issues should be referred to State Department of Fair Employment and Housing.

Department of Industrial Relations
State Labor Commissioner's Office
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 8th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 703-5300

District offices can be located using the DIR’s online directory:

Employment Development Department
Labor Market Information Division
Attn: Publications and Information
7000 Franklin Blvd., Suite 1100
Sacramento, CA 95823
(916) 262-2162

Provides Labor Market Information for Economic Development, Educators/Schools, Employers, Job Seekers, Workforce Partners and Researchers. Offers services for Employers, Job Seekers, People with Disabilities, Senior Workers, Veterans, the Workforce Community, and Youth.

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