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US Department of Labor launches Spanish translation of to expand awareness of workers’ rights

New site to increase understanding for workers, job seekers, retirees

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Labor announced today the launch of its Spanish-language translation of, a website dedicated to informing workers of their rights and federal workplace protections. Spanish-speaking workers and job seekers can visit to learn about the department and the laws governing their wages, safety, equality rights, retirement benefits, organizing with coworkers and fair treatment as veterans or service members.

“The launch of in Spanish advances the objective of Executive Order 13166, which encourages federal agencies to provide meaningful access to information to persons with limited English proficiency,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Tanya L. Goldman. “Language should never be a barrier to workplace equity, and we hope that making this material available in Spanish will reduce language barriers and help Spanish-speaking workers understand their rights in American workplaces.”

The U.S. Census Bureau reports an estimated 41.8 million people, or 13.5 percent of the U.S. population, spoke Spanish at home in 2019.

Many other Labor Department resources are available in Spanish at Workers can contact the department at 1-866-487-2365 (TTY 1-877-889-5627) if they have questions or concerns about their rights.

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Department of Labor
April 1, 2021
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Media Contact: Laura McGinnis
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