Mission Statement: To promote industry and labor and protect the rights and safety of Missouri's workforce.
The Missouri Labor Department is comprised of the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission and the following five divisions:
Collects tax contributions from employers and pays unemployment benefits to individuals who are determined eligible under the law. Learn more about the Division of Employment Security.
Ensures that workers injured on the job receive the benefits they deserve and investigates allegations of workers' compensation fraud and noncompliance. Learn more about the Division of Workers' Compensation.
Regulates wages and wage rates and promotes safe working environments. Learn more about the Division of Labor Standards.
The State Board of Mediation is a quasi-judicial board that administers the Public Sector Labor Law (RSMo. Chapter 105.500 - 105.598), which covers most public sector employees who seek union representation. Learn more about the State Board of Mediation.
Enforces and adjudicates Missouri's anti-discriminatory, fair housing, employment, and public accommodation statutes. Learn more about the Missouri Commission on Human Rights.
Anna S. Hui - Director
Vacant - Deputy Director