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Office of Administrative Law Judges

Miscellaneous Case Types Collection

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The OALJ Law Library has separate libraries for several of the larger "traditional case areas, such as whistleblower, immigration-related labor issues, JTPA, and OFCCP. The library you are in now covers the wide variety of the remaining traditional case areas.

Employment and Training Administration

The Employment and Training Administration administers various federal government job training and worker dislocation programs, federal grants to states for public employment service programs, and unemployment insurance benefits programs. Some of these programs can involve disputes that result in a hearing before a DOL ALJ. ETA-related immigration and WIA cases are set out in separate collections. Because Job Service Complaint System disputes are usually (but not always) immigration-related, they are found in the Immigration collection. OALJ and ARB materials relating to other ETA-programs are found in this collection.

Wage and Hour Division

The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is responsible for administering and enforcing a wide variety of labor laws.


    Judges' Benchbook: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) including child labor provisions (CLA) (Revised May 2, 2011) -- HTM Version
    Judges' Benchbook: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) including child labor provisions (CLA) (Revised May 2, 2011) -- PDF Version

Wage and Hour Division immigration-related cases, and DBA and SCA cases are covered in separate collections.

The Office of Labor-Management Standards

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) administers certain "Standards of Conduct" cases relating to federal unions.

Other DOL Programs

This collection includes case types that are not agency specific or cases types about which only a small number of hearings are typically conducted. These include: