Department of Labor and Industry

Department of Labor and Industry

Not to be confused with the United States Department of Labor, most U.S. States have a Department of Labor and Industry (DLI or L&I).

Duties for the Department include: inspected the working conditions in factories, administering benefits to unemployed individuals and workers' compensation to individuals with job related injuries, providing vocational rehabilitation to individuals with disabilities, protecting children from hazardous employment, and resolving payment of wage disputes. The Department conducts employment and job training services for adult, youth, older workers, and dislocated workers. In addition, L&I enforces various laws and safety standards in the workplace and administers community service.

The duties of the Department of Labor and Industry differ from state to state, this is just a brief overview of a few of their duties.


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