US Department of Labor to host online forum for employers, contractors, workers, other stakeholders on workplace compliance, other issues
WHO: U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division
WHAT: 2023 Department of Labor Forum–Partnering to Build Sustainable Compliance
WHEN: May 2 and 3, 2023
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CDT
WHERE: Online event
Attendance is free, but registration is required. An event link will be provided after registration.
Background: Organized by the Wage and Hour Division in Dallas, the forum will include panel discussions on compliance with federal laws governing wages and other workplace issues. The forum will include representatives of the department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Benefits Security Administration, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Office of Labor-Management Standards, Occupational Safety Health Administration, Veterans' Employment Training Service, Wage and Hour Division and the Women’s Bureau.
Also attending will be representatives of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, IRS, National Labor Relations Board and the Small Business Administration.
During the forum, agency representatives will make presentations, ranging from 30 to 90 minutes.
Quote: “The U.S. Department of Labor is determined to offer tools and training to employers, federal contractors, and their employees to help them understand regulations governing their workplaces,” said Wage and Hour Division Regional Administrator Betty Campbell in Dallas. “Online events like this one are designed to help employers improve compliance and inform workers about their rights under federal law.”
“We encourage all employers and employees to use the tools the department offers and contact us for more information,” Campbell added.