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Department of Labor to host online forum May 8-9 for employers, workers, other stakeholders on compliance with federal workplace regulations

WHO:             U.S. Department of Labor 

WHAT:          2024 Forum: 

                        Ensuring a Strong Foundation of Compliance with Federal Labor Laws in Construction

WHEN:          May 8-9, 2024

                       9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CDT

WHERE:       No cost to attend this online event. Registration is required for each day individually. 

Register to attend the forum on May 8           

Register to attend the forum on May 9

Background: The Department of Labor in Dallas will host a two-day online forum on compliance with federal laws governing wages, safety and other workplace issues. The event will include presentations and panel discussions with representatives from across the department, including those from the Bureau of Labor StatisticsEmployment Benefits Security AdministrationEmployment and Training Administration, Office of Federal Contract Compliance ProgramsOffice of Labor-Management StandardsOccupational Safety Health AdministrationVeterans’ Employment Training ServiceWage and Hour Division and the Women’s Bureau.

In addition, representatives from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the IRS, the Small Business Administration, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board will participate. Presentations will range between 30 and 90 minutes.                               

QUOTE: “The Department of Labor has responsibility for protecting the rights of our nation’s workforce ensuring a safe and healthy workplace while assisting employers to understand their responsibilities under the law,” said Wage and Hour Division Regional Administrator Betty Campbell in Dallas. “That’s why the department offers workers and employers the tools and guidance they need to understand federal regulations at events like this, in our regional offices and through our many of the department’s web sites.”

Simultaneous Spanish translation will be offered. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact by May 2, 2024.

See the Forum’s agenda.

Forum flyer.

Lea en Español 

Wage and Hour Division
April 17, 2024
Release Number
Media Contact: Juan Rodriguez
Media Contact: Chauntra Rideaux
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