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United States Department of Labor
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Seal of the U.S. Department of Labor
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Flag of the U.S. Department of Labor
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The Frances Perkins Building, which serves as the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Labor
Agency overview
Formed March 4, 1913; 107 years ago (1913-03-04)[1]
Headquarters Frances Perkins Building
200 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Employees 17,450 (2014)
Annual budget $12.1 billion (FY 2012)[2]
Agency executives Eugene Scalia, Secretary
Patrick Pizzella, Deputy Secretary
Website
www.dol.gov

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.

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