The United States Department of Labor is one of the executive departments of the US government.
|US Department of Labor|
Francis Perkins Building, Department of Labor Building in Washington DC
|date of creation||March 4, 1913|
|Number of employees||17,450 (2014) |
|Annual budget||$ 67.5 billion (2014) |
|Responsible Ministers||Alexander Acosta|
Created in 1913 . As of 2007, the number of employees is about 17 thousand, the budget is $ 60 billion. The functions of the ministry include ensuring the rights of workers, improving working conditions, increasing employment opportunities, protecting pension and hospital payments.
Currently, the US Secretary of Labor is Alexander Acosta .
- dol.gov - official site of the US Department of Labor