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Labor, U.S. Department of Federal
Information about Federal labor laws is available online from the US Department of Labor.

Federal law makes several demands of employers, including:
  • not discriminating on the basis of disability, race, or sex;
  • complying with health and safety practices;
  • providing a drug-free workplace;
  • Some employers must also offer health benefits to eligible employees, family and/or medical leave..
The US Department of Labor provides support to employers and to workers through interactive web tools. These are linked in additional resources.

Contact the US Department of Labor for any further questions.


U.S. Department of Labor
Frances Perkins Building
200 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: (866) 487-2365
TTY: (877) 889-5627
Website: http://www.dol.gov/elaws/

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