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Wage and Hour Division

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For answers to general questions about employment laws, workplace issues, or other labor topics, please call the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor at 1-866 4 US WAGE (1-866-487-9243).

Please do not use this form to submit Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) inquiries. For FOIA inquiries, follow the FOIA instructions.

If you wish to correspond with the U.S. Department of Labor by e-mail, please fill out the form below by following 10 easy steps, then clicking the "Submit Your Question/Comment" button at the bottom of the page.

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