United States Department of Labor
The Frances Perkins Building, which serves as the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Labor
|Formed||March 4, 1913|
|Headquarters||Frances Perkins Building|
200 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Annual budget||$12.1 billion (FY 2012)|
The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet department of the United States government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and some economic statistics. Many U.S. states also have such departments. The department is headed by the United States Secretary of Labor.
References[change | change source]
- "Chapter 1: Start-up of the Department and World War I, 1913-1921". History of the Department of Labor. Archived from the original on April 30, 2017. Retrieved February 4, 2013.
- "FY 2014 Department of Labor Budget in Brief" (PDF). U.S. Department of Labor. U.S. federal government. 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-06-08. Retrieved 2019-06-05.