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United States Department of Labor
|United States Department of Labor|
|Seal of the U.S. Department of Labor|
|Flag of the U.S. 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)|
|Agency executives|| Eugene Scalia, Secretary |
Patrick Pizzella, Deputy Secretary
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.
- "Chapter 1: Start-up of the Department and World War I, 1913-1921". History of the Department of Labor. http://www.dol.gov/oasam/programs/history/dolchp01.htm. Retrieved February 4, 2013.
- "FY 2014 Department of Labor Budget in Brief". U.S. Department of Labor. U.S. federal government. 2014. http://www.dol.gov/dol/budget/2014/PDF/FY2014BIB.pdf.