Labor boards are charged with enforcing state labor laws, according to the New York Department of Labor. These laws mandate minimum wage, work hours, safe and fair working conditions for employees, and in some states une... More » Government & Politics Law

The California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, or DLSE, requires that complaints be filed via mail or in person to a DLSE office, according to the California Department of Industrial Relations. The Department of... More » Government & Politics Law

The federal labor board can be contacted by calling 1-866-487-2365, or by U.S. Mail to U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20210. Email is also an option by locating the specific departmen... More » Business & Finance Business Resources HR
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