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    Agency: United States Department of Labor

    UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR services include:

    NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD administers the nation's principal labor law designed to protect the rights of employees, in the private sector and U.S. Postal Service, to engage or not to engage in union or other concerted actions.

    WAGE AND HOUR LAW administers and enforces the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, commonly known as the Wage and Hour Law which establishes a minimum wage, overtime, and child labor regulations for employment in Interstate Commerce or production of goods for Interstate Commerce, and certain enterprises which have any employees so engaged in Interstate Commerce.

    OTHER: Also administers the Federal Wage Garnishment Law which restricts the amount of earnings which may be garnished and prohibits termination on account of a single indebtedness. Also administers the Davis-Bacon and related acts and Contract Work hours Standards Act. These acts relate to Federal or Federally Financed Construction. In addition, The Service Contracts Act provides minimum wages and fringe benefits for service employees employed by contractors having contracts with the United States. Also, the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. Information is furnished to employers, employees, and the general public on the provisions of these acts. Investigations are made to determine compliance.

    BRANCH OFFICES: Davenport, Sioux City and Cedar Rapids.


    • Main Phone:
      • (515) 284-4625
    • Main Phone:
      • (866) 487-9243
      • Toll Free
    • Toll-Free:
      • (866) 487-9243
    • Website:

    • United States Department of Labor
      Main Phone: (515) 284-4625
      Toll Free: (866) 487-9243
      Fax: (515) 284-7171
      Federal Building
      Des Moines, IA 50309
      Directions



    Agency: United States Department of Labor

    Languages Available: English, Spanish

    Fees: Call for details

    Intake: Call for information or services

    Eligibility: Open to anyone

    Documents Required: Call for details

    Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

    Areas Served:

    - Labor Relations
    - Labor Organizations



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