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Agency Plans and Reports

Mission

To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.

Overview

The Department of Labor (DOL) 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. In carrying out this mission, the Department administers a variety of Federal labor laws including those that guarantee workers’ rights to safe and healthful working conditions; a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay; freedom from employment discrimination; unemployment insurance; and other income support.

To access additional agency performance documents visit the agency’s website.



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Department of Labor

  • Gundeep Ahluwalia
  • Louis Charlier
  • Steve Davis
  • Blaine Marchik
  • Vernon Samuel

Department of Labor

Decreased cybersecurity threats to the Department of Labor operating systems through critical software updates.

Agency Award

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Department of Labor

  • Brad Baptiste
  • Richard Brown
  • Christi Griffin
  • Deena Al-Mohamed
  • Maylin Jue

Department of Labor

Increased participation of private companies in the Occupational Health Safety Administration’s Voluntary Protection Program which recognizes excellence in occupational safety and health management. The streamlined, easy-to-use application system helped to reduce burden on companies.

Agency Award

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Department of Labor

  • Jennifer Blair
  • Lee Thacker
  • Dennis Adams
  • Marcus Stevens
  • Alex Rundle

Department of Labor

Improved the efficiency and cost-savings of equipment for manufacturers through the development of an in-house 3D printing system for DOL’s Occupational Health Safety Administration Field Office. The 3D printing system produces parts that manufacturers no longer support and can build accessories to enhance existing equipment.

Agency Award

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Department of Labor

  • Scott Gibbons
  • Ryan Sutter
  • Sam Rowe

Department of Labor

Improved collaboration between the Chief Evaluation Office and department divisions through the development of a software platform that enables program staff to test analytical approaches with professional software at no cost.

Agency Award

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Geoffrey Colley

Department of Labor


Geoffrey Colley

Improved the efficiency of hiring foreign nationals through the implementation of a new application system. The streamlined system enabled employers to easily navigate the certification process so they can hire for the critical skills they need to stay competitive.

Agency Award

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Department of Labor

  • Syed Hafeez
  • Mary Nettles
  • Jwalant Arjyal
  • Ibrahim Chaudhry
  • David DesLauriers

Department of Labor

Increased mission success through the modernization of mine inspection processes for the Mine Safety and Health Administration. Mine inspections now require less equipment and are more reliable.

Agency Award

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Department of Labor

  • Anne Klieve
  • Sherril Hurd
  • Thomas Comer
  • Ruth Thomasson
  • Adele Gagliardi

Department of Labor

Created a strategic communications plan for the implementation of new policy guidance for the Employment & Training Administration’s 85,000+ external customers. This plan helped streamline the implementation process and included a toolkit to help customers better understand and apply employment policies.

Agency Award

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Process Improvement Team

  • Bridget Keplinger
  • Idelisse Rodriguez
  • Maylin Jue
  • Arkesha Moses
  • Felipe Milan
  • Caterra Castile
  • Steve Richardson
  • Chad Hancher
  • Anne Klieve

Process Improvement Team

Improved the effectiveness of agency operations through the implementation of a Lean Six Sigma Continuous Process Improvement (CPI). This work resulted in successes such as decreasing the Freedom Of Information Act requests response times and reducing case processing times for the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

Council Award