Federal Transit Employee Protection Certifications: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Pursuant to section 5333(b) of 49 U.S.C., the Department must certify that, as a condition of certain grants of Federal financial assistance, fair and equitable labor protective provisions are in place to protect the interests of employees affected by such Federal assistance.

These arrangements
must be approved by the Department of Labor (DOL) before the Department of Transportation s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) can release funds to grantees.

Agency - Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.

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