SBREFA Small Business Resource Center

Welcome to the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) Web page designed to assist small business owners understand the rules and regulations the Department administers.

Please feel free to print the information listed below or contact the OSDBU at 1-888-9-SBREFA for assistance.

DOL's Enforcement Agencies' Compliance Assistance




Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)

401(k) Plans, Retirement, Savings, Health Benefit Plans including COBRA


Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Executive Order 11246, §503 of the Rehabilitation Act, Vietnam Veterans


Office of Labor Management Standards (OLMS)

Labor Management and Reporting Disclosure Act, Elections, Financial Safeguards, Trusteeships, Executive Order 13201 [Beck Poster]

TTY: 1-877-889-5627

Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, Copeland "Anti-kickback" Act, Davis-Bacon, Employee Polygraph Protection Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave, Wage Garnishment Law, Service Contract Act, Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers, Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act

1-866-4USWAGE (1-866-487-9243)
TTY: 1-877-889-5627

Employment and Training Administration (ETA)

Grant and Contract Recipients


Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act

Guidance on employer requirements to giving advance notice of plant closings and mass layoffs, and employee rights, and answers to frequently asked questions


Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

Major Laws, Current Rulemaking, Enforcement, Compliance Tools


Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and OSHA's cooperative programs

1-800-321-6742 (OSHA)


Additional Resources of Interest

The Department of Labor has available several elaws Advisors to provide compliance information individually tailored to specific audiences, such as employees and employers. The Advisors imitate the interaction an individual might have with a human expert when asking questions about a particular regulation.

The Small Business Administration's Online Women's Business Center Web site helps women start or expand their businesses.