Labor Standards Director

Direct labor standards programs.
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Good

Salary Range
~ $165,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Labor Standards Directors do?

Directs labor standards program: Establishes operational procedures and guidelines for enforcing statutes and regulations governing minimum wage, working hours and conditions, employment of minors, and licensing of private employment agencies. Effects liaison with federal agencies to coordinate activities and avoid duplication of effort. Mediates disputes and violations of laws. Conducts research projects to establish standards and proposes legislative changes to implement findings. Develops and directs training program for staff in licensing, inspection, and investigative functions.


Should I be a Labor Standards Director?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.

  • Also known as: Director, Laboratory, Director, Labor Standards

    How to become a Labor Standards Director

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