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Employment Standards Administration (ESA)

Employment Standards Administration - The mission of the Employment Standards Administration is enhand the welfare and protect the rights of America's workers

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About ESA

The mission of ESA is to enhance the welfare and protect the rights of American workers. As an enforcement and benefit delivery agency, ESA is composed of four major programs that enforce and administer laws governing legally-mandated wages and working conditions. Read more...

Major Programs

OFCCP – Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

  • Executive Order 11246 – Equal employment opportunity, federal contractor, nondiscrimination, affirmative action, AAP, EEO-1 Report, EEO Poster. Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act – disability employment, rehabilitation act, affirmative action. 38 USC 4212 – The Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 – VEVRAA, Vietnam veterans, veterans employment, disabled veterans, protected veterans, federal contractors, subcontractors.

OLMS – Office of Labor-Management Standards

  • Embezzlement, unions, labor organizations, union reporting and disclosure, union reports, union officer elections, LMRDA, CSRA, trusteeships, compliance audits, local unions, international unions, employer reports, union officer and employee reports, labor relations consultant reports, Form T-1, transit employee protections.

OWCP – Office of Workers' Compensation Programs

  • Workers’ compensation, payment, check, monthly, federal employee, federal, worker, FECA, WHCA, SHARE, disability, benefits, Black Lung, coal miners, Longshore, Defense Base Act, injury, illness, work-related, job-related, sickness, long term, energy, nuclear, cancer, radiation exposure, gaseous diffusion, beryllium, injury compensation, occupational illness.

WHD – Wage & Hour Division

  • Minimum wage, overtime, youth employment, recordkeeping, Family and Medical Leave Act, government contracts, agricultural employment, worker protections in certain temporary worker programs, and lie detector tests.

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