Department Of Labor
By: Abby Wilhelm & Braxton Peele
What does the department of Labor do?
is a cabinet-level department of the U.S federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services, and some economic statistics; many U.S states also have such departments. The department is headed by the U.S secretary of Labor. The purpose of the Department is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States. They improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.