Definitions for "Department of Labor"
Keywords:  dol, erisa, labor, oversight, shortage
The cabinet of the executive branch of the government of the United States that regulates the interaction of employees and employers. The Department of Labor administers and enforces the FLSA
Administrative agency of the federal government charged with administering and enforcing employment laws.
The DOL is the federal government agency in charge of enforcing the Fair Labor Standards Act. If a person does not want to hire a private attorney to enforce their rights, the DOL may be able to assist the employee, though the DOL does not always bring suit on behalf of employees.
the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913