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Career Resources: Federal Career Resources

This is a selection of the latest books from the Freeport Memorial Library Vocational Book Collection.

Federal Career Websites and Resources

US Department of Labor: To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.

Internal Revenue Service:It is the nation's tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress.

Unemployment Insurance: Department of Labor offers programs provide unemployment benefits to eligible workers who become unemployed through no fault of their own, and meet certain other eligibility requirements.The following resources provide information about who is eligible for these benefits and how to file a claim.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics: Responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.

Bureau Of International Labor Affairs: Leads efforts to ensure that workers around the world are treated fairly and are able to share in the benefits of the global economy. ILAB's mission is to improve global working conditions, raise living standards, protect workers' ability to exercise their rights, and address the workplace exploitation of children and other vulnerable populations. Our efforts help to ensure a fair playing field for American workers and contribute to stronger export markets for goods made in the United States.

Disability Resources: If you are looking for information to promote an inclusive workforce and increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities, please visit ODEP. To find the other disability information we recommend using publicly available search engines and the following links.

USA.gov:Our mission is to create and organize timely, needed government information and services and make them accessible anytime, anywhere, via your channel of choice.