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Labor Department   /lˈeɪbər dɪpˈɑrtmənt/   Listen
Labor Department

The federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913.  Synonyms: Department of Labor, DoL, Labor.

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"Labor Department" Quotes from Famous Books

... Departments attached to the local Soviet. Representatives of the Central Statistical Office and its local organs had a right to be present at the meeting of these committees of three, or "Troikas," but had not the right to vote. An organization or a factory requiring labor, was to apply to the Labor Department of the local Soviet. This Department was supposed to do its best to satisfy demands upon it by voluntary methods first. If these proved insufficient they were to apply to the local "Troika," or Labor Conscription Committee. ...
— The Crisis in Russia - 1920 • Arthur Ransome

Words linked to "Labor Department" :   executive department, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, dol, OSHA

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