US Dept. of Labor http://www.dol.gov/
"...fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements."
OSHA Occupational Safety http://www.osha.gov/
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Other Publications http://www.bls.gov/opub/home.htm
Other Statistical Sites http://www.bls.gov/bls/other.htm
NLRB Decisions http://www.nlrb.gov/nlrb/home/default.asp
"administers the National Labor Relations Act, the primary law governing relations between unions and employers in the private sector".
No Fear Act http://www.dotcr.ost.dot.gov/documents/ycr/nofearact.pdf
NLRB No Fear Act page http://www.nlrb.gov/nlrb/about/reports/no_fear_act.asp/
"primary purpose of the Act is to improve agency accountability for antidiscrimination and whistleblower laws"
Women's Bureau http://www.dol.gov/wb/
Work and Careers
U.S. Dept. of Labor. "To promote the well being of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment".
Employment Standards Administration http://www.dol.gov/esa/
To fulfill their mission to "enhance the welfare and protect the rights of American workers" the administer four major programs: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Office of Labor-Management Standards, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, and Wage and Hour Division.
Sponsored by a group of federal agencies the goal is to help consumers identify benefits to which they may be entitled. Locate state benefit offices as well.
A comprehensive online guide to information and service for people with disabilities.
Career Voyages http://www.careervoyages.gov/
"a collaboration between the Dept of Labor and the Dept of Education designed to provide information on high growth, in-demand occupations along with the skills and education needed to attain those jobs."