SOL works closely with our client agencies to develop and implement specific policies, programs, and strategies, providing DOL agencies legal advice and representation before a variety of courts and administrative tribunals. SOL helps advance DOL initiatives and priorities by working with client agencies to address legal issues and concerns, develop collaborative strategies, draft or review proposed legislation and regulations and other guidance involving Department programs, and advance or defend litigation crucial to the mission of Department agencies.
Black Lung and Longshore Legal Services (BLLLS) works with Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP).
Civil Rights & Labor-Management (CRLM) works with Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS), OASAM Civil Rights Center (CRC), Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (CFBNP), Office of Apprenticeship (OA), Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), Veterans' Employment Policy (VETS), and Women's Bureau (WB).
Employment & Training Legal Services (ETLS) works with Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), and VETS.
Fair Labor Standards (FLS) works with Wage and Hour Division (WHD) and OSHA Directorate of Whistleblower Protection Programs (DWPP).
Federal Employees' and Energy Workers' Compensation (FEEWC) works with OWCP.
Management & Administrative Legal Services (MALS) works with Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration & Management (OASAM), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Bureau of Labor Standards (BLS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy (OASP), Office of Public Affairs (OPA), Office of the Secretary (OSEC) and Deputy Secretary (DEPSEC), and Office of the Solicitor (SOL).
Mine Safety & Health (MSH) works with Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA).
Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) works with Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).
Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) works with Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs (OCIA), OSEC, and SOL.
Plan Benefits Security (PBS) works with Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA).