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10.24.03
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Employment Resource Map

Both employers and employees need to be familiar with the laws regulating employment in the United States. The first stop is the information provided by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA). The Department of Labor also provides and interactive guide to the law, called elaws: Fair Labor Standards Act Advisor.

Below is a state-by-state listing of labor department information — just click on your state or use the pull-down menu. Use the map to get information about your state's employment laws, unemployment compensation, job listing and to find names and contact information for local officials.


Alabama

Alabama Department of Industrial Relations

Alaska
Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Arkansas
Arkansas Department of Labor

Arizona
Industrial Commission of Arizona

California
California Department of Industrial Relations

Colorado
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Connecticut
Connecticut Department of Labor

Washington, D.C.>
District of Columbia Department of Employment Services

Delaware
Delaware Department of Labor

Florida
Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation

Georgia
Georgia Department of Labor

Hawaii

Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

Iowa
Iowa's Employment Security Agency

Idaho
Idaho Department of Labor

Illinois
Illinois Department of Labor

Indiana
Indiana Department of Labor

Kansas
Kansas Labor Market Information

Kentucky
Kentucky Labor Cabinet

Louisiana
Louisiana Works: Department of Labor

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Division of Employment and Training

Maryland
Maryland Division of Labor and Industry

Maine
Maine Department of Labor

Michigan
Michigan Consumer and Industry Services

Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

Missouri
Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

Mississippi
Mississippi Employment Security Commission

Montana
Montana Department of Labor and Industry

North Carolina
North Carolina Department of Labor

North Dakota
North Dakota Department of Labor

Nebraska
Nebraska Workforce Development

New Hampshire
New Hampshire Department of Labor

New Jersey
New Jersey Department of Labor

New Mexico
New Mexico Department of Labor

New York
New York State Department of Labor

Nevada
Nevada Labor Commissioner

Ohio
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Oklahoma
Oklahoma Department of Labor

Oregon
Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry

Rhode Island
Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Labor

South Dakota
South Dakota Department of Labor

Tennessee
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Texas
Texas Workforce Commission

Utah
Utah Department of Workforce Services

Virginia
Virginia Department of Labor and Industry

Vermont
Vermont Department of Labor and Industry

Washington
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

West Virginia
West Virginia Division of Labor

Wyoming
Wyoming Department of Employment

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