The purpose of the Office of Federal Contract
Compliance Programs is to enforce, for the benefit of job seekers and wage earners, the contractual promise of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity
required of those who do business with the Federal government.
The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) of the U.S. Department of Labor administers
and enforces most provisions of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA).
The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs administers four major disability compensation
programs which provide wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation and other benefits to certain workers or their dependents who experience work-related
injury or occupational disease.
The Wage and Hour mission is to promote and achieve compliance with labor standards to protect
and enhance the welfare of the Nation's workforce.
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (
40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in anemployment discrimination investigation or lawsuit.
The US Census Bureau provides facts about people, business and geography.