Departments of Labor in Williamson County, Illinois

Find Williamson County, Illinois departments of labor, DOL or DOLE offices. Departments labor provide information on employment offices, workforce departments, labor boards, work, jobs, hiring, workforce services and employers, employment offices, unemployment offices, claims, and benefits.

Marion Illinois Department of Labor 2309 West Main Street Marion, IL

About Williamson County Department of Labor Offices

The Williamson County Department of Labor Office is a branch location of the government agency at the Illinois State or federal level whose mission involves developing employment opportunities, improving the competitiveness of the workforce, ensuring fair labor practices, and promoting safe, healthy, and fair working conditions in Williamson County, IL.

You may contact the Department of Labor for questions about:
  • Williamson County jobs and employment
  • Unemployment insurance
  • Illinois labor laws
  • IL minimum wage
  • Filing complaints against employers
Williamson County Employment Data & Records

The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics gathers and disseminates extensive data related to the workforce and the economy. These free public Williamson County employment data and records are available upon request online and in person at Williamson County Department of Labor Offices. Both private businesses and public policy makers use the information provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, such as the Williamson County unemployment rate, for decision-making purposes.

Illinois Department of Labor

At the Illinois State level, Departments of Labor carry out regulatory functions that resemble those of the USDOL by enforcing state labor laws regarding health and safety requirements, fair labor practices, and other areas of labor law in Williamson County. Labor Departments assist workers who have been laid off in accessing unemployment insurance, healthcare, and other benefits, often through Rapid Response Teams. The IL Department of Labor may also assist people with disabilities in obtaining and keeping jobs. Many state Labor Departments have established labor relations boards to enforce state laws that govern public sector collective bargaining.

U.S. Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) is comprised of more than two dozen offices and bureaus. The department enforces more than 180 federal labor laws that cover 10 million employers and 125 million workers including businesses in Williamson County. Several divisions enforce major areas of labor law, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Employee Benefits Security Administration, the Office of Workers Compensation Programs, and the Wage and Hour Division, which enforces the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Immigration and Nationality Act. The Office of Labor-Management Standards promotes the fairness and financial integrity of Williamson County labor unions.

Williamson County Job Training

Within the USDOL, the Employment and Training Administration funds job training programs for adults, youth, and dislocated workers, and supports Illinois and local Williamson County efforts to develop a skilled workforce in order to spur economic expansion. The Employment and Training Administration provides funding to Workforce Investment Boards in Illinois.