Your connection to employment, unemployment, social security and retirement benefits from government agencies.
A Department of Labor is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that supports employers and employees by enforcing fair labor laws, promoting safe and fair working conditions, and developing employment opportunities. Departments of Labor offer a range of services to those seeking employment, including social services for unemployed workers, job training programs, and employment opportunities. Many Departments of Labor post job openings on their sites and help connect employers with job seekers.
An Employment Department is an agency run by the state, county, or local government that promotes a strong workforce by providing services to employers and those seeking employment. Employment Departments provide a range of services to job seekers, including posting employment opportunities, offering job training programs, and connecting businesses to workers. Some Employment Departments also manage unemployment benefits.
A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration, which provides financial support to retired workers and disabled workers. Workers are eligible for Social Security assistance if they meet certain age and work history requirements, or if they have suffered a long-term disability and are unable to work. Social Security Offices provide assistance in enrolling for Social Security benefits, processing and distributing financial stipends, and planning for retirement needs.
An Unemployment Office is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides support to people who are unemployed. Unemployment Offices provide support services for people applying for unemployment benefits, including help with obtaining healthcare and other benefits, and process and submit unemployment insurance payments. Unemployment Offices also offer job training services and provide assistance in finding employment.
A Workers Compensation Office is a government agency run at the state, county, or local level that provides support and compensation for workers who are injured on the job or acquire an occupational disease. Workers Compensation Offices support employees by offering wage replacement benefits, medical treatments, vocational rehabilitation, and other services, such as protecting worker safety by enforcing labor laws. The protections provided by Workers Compensation Offices are available to government employees and those employed by private companies.