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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy (OASP)

Chief Evaluation Office

By Service Type

Employer Engagement

  • Assistance for employers in addressing short and long-term worker issues, such as safety or benefits.

Employment Services and Training

  • A multitude of DOL programs focus on worker training, whether for displaced workers, to increase workplace safety, or to prepare workers for the labor market.


  • DOL programs focused on supporting entrepreneurial business owners.

Faith and Community-Based Intermediary

  • DOL collaborates with non-profit, community, and faith-based organizations with established connections and working relationships to grassroots groups with the ability to connect those smaller groups and the people they serve to the local One-Stop delivery system.


  • Mentoring is an on-the-job educational process that provides opportunities for professional development, growth and support for both the mentor, or teacher, and the mentee, or student, involved.

Supportive Services

  • Supportive Services encompass a rage of resources aimed at facilitating the participation of job seekers in employment and training services, including transportation, clothing, or child care.

Unemployment Insurance

  • Unemployment Insurance provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who become unemployed through no fault of their own, and meet certain other eligibility requirements.

Technology-Based Learning

  • TBL includes learning through electronic technology, including the Internet, intranets, satellite broadcasts, audio and video conferencing, bulletin boards, chat rooms, webcasts, and CD-ROM. TBL also encompasses related terms, such as online, web-based, computer-based, and E-learning.

Workers' Compensation

  • DOL's Office of Workers' Compensation Programs administers four major disability compensation programs which provide wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation, and other benefits to federal workers, or their dependents, that are injured at work or acquire an occupational disease.

Workforce Investment Act Programs

  • WIA programs include employment services such as the One-Stop service delivery system, empowering individuals through information and access to training resources through Individual Training Accounts, providing universal access to core services, increasing accountability for results, ensuring a strong role for Local Boards and the private sector in the workforce investment system, facilitating State and local flexibility, and improving youth programs.