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US Department of Labor Reviews

Updated February 15, 2017
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US Department of Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez
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  1. "Economic Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Labor part-time

    Pros

    Autonomous with several Training Strategies

    Cons

    Individuality out, while, conformity in


  2. "Mission Driven atmoshpere"

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    Former Employee - Chief of Staff, Employment and Training Administration in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Chief of Staff, Employment and Training Administration in Washington, DC
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Labor full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The mission of the Department of Labor to help Americans enter and succeed in the middle class

    Cons

    the federal government has a lot of rules, most for good reasons, but it can take time to achieve goals

    Advice to Management

    Let people fail so that innovation is not only rewarded but expected.


  3. "Caring Environment to Grow in"

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    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Flint, MI
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Flint, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Labor part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    My boss is a huge advocate for their employees.

    Cons

    I have not experienced any.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to care for your employees.


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  5. "Wage and hour"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Department of Labor full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and good working environment.

    Cons

    Case deadline is 90 calendar days.


  6. "flexibility"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Labor full-time

    Pros

    Great workplace flexibility, work from home.

    Cons

    years of stagnant salaries, poor middle management


  7. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    Pros

    The department provide good opportunity for development and training. There is also flexible schedule and an inclusive environment

    Cons

    They need to invest in the main office infrastructure. The Department headquarters is very outdated and lacks basic necessities.


  8. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Department of Labor full-time

    Pros

    Consistent hours, fair leadership, opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    Old building, subpar cafeteria, some bias.


  9. "Rehabilitation Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Rehabilitation Specialist in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Rehabilitation Specialist in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Labor full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, very motivated staff.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, bureaucracy, bureaucracy. Influx of FECA people into the top levels of management of the program.

    Advice to Management

    Allow the Longshore program to stand on it's own without "FECAization"


  10. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends

    I have been working at US Department of Labor (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent mission, wonderful people, really important work

    Cons

    not always the most efficient approach to things

    Advice to Management

    reform federal hiring


  11. "Assistant Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Labor full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job security, Benefits, Flexible work schedule

    Cons

    Budget cuts, Top down govt approach

    Advice to Management

    Retain good talent however possible



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