The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is charged with protecting and promoting the interests of American workers and their dependents.
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 www.dol.gov
DOL's National Contact Center (866) 487-2365 (877) 889-5627 TTY
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – General information
- 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
Contact information can be located using the DOL’s online directory: www.dol.gov/general/contact
Department of Industrial Relations
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 Headquarters 1515 Clay Street, Room 401 Oakland, CA 94612 (510) 285-2118 www.dir.ca.gov
District offices can be located using the DIR’s online directory: www.dir.ca.gov
Employment Development Department
Labor Market Information Division
Attn: Publications and Information
7000 Franklin Blvd., Suite 1100
Sacramento, CA 95823
P.O. Box 826880, MIC 57
Sacramento, CA 94280-0001
(916) 262-2162 Telephone
(916) 262-2352 Fax
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