Resources from The Department Of Labor
Check out these free resources from the Department of Labor:
Top 10 Ways to Make Your Health Benefits Work for You (Español)
Find information to help you make informed decisions about health plans.
Learn about the U.S. Department of Labor resources and information regarding health plans and benefits.
Learn about U.S. Department of Labor resources and information regarding retirement benefits, plans and savings.
Equal Employment Opportunity Information
Learn about the Federal equal employment opportunity laws including the laws that cover discrimination by a variety of attributes, such as age, disability, race, religion and gender.
Use these interactive tools to get easy-to-understand answers to common Federal employment laws.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Get general information on the Federal minimum wage, overtime, youth employment and tip credits.
FairPay Overtime Rules
Learn about the Federal overtime rules for workers earning less than $23,660 per year ($455 per week).
Provides publications and other materials to assist employers and employee benefit plan practitioners in understanding and complying with the requirements of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) as it applies to the administration of employee pension and welfare benefit plans.
Offers quick access to information about Federal and State labor laws that apply to young workers.
Gives safety and health information that is relevant for teen workers.
Department of Labor Programs
Learn about services and programs offered to adult workers by the U. S. Department of Labor and its state and local partners to provide assistance in workforce preparation and talent development. Adult Services include the following programs for specific audiences:
- Indian and Native American Programs
- National Farmworker Jobs Program
- WIA Dislocated Worker Program
- Disability Navigator Program
- Senior Community Service Employment Program
Offers a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation. Applicants for apprenticeship programs must be at least 16 years old and meet the program sponsor's qualifications. Explore apprenticeship opportunities within high-growth industries on the Career Voyages Web site.
Provides youth with the skills and training they need to successfully transition to adulthood and careers.
Helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money, and take control of their lives.