The United States Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL) is the United States government department that regulates the nation’s economy and works to protect workers and their families. DOL is divided into several divisions and offices, including the Wage and Hour Division, the Bureau of Labor, the Assistant Secretary for Policy, and the Office of the Solicitor. Each division of the Department has different responsibilities, with DOL primarily responsible for ensuring the safety and security of workers and their families.
Wage and Hour Division
The United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is responsible for providing federal labor programs, which are intended to protect the welfare of America’s workforce. Wage and Hour also performs public service by enforcing several federal laws concerning the payment of wages to workers.