Women's Bureau Seattle Office

  • Washington


300 Fifth Ave
United States

About Us

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mission 

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. 

Women’s Bureau 

The Women’s Bureau was created by law in 1920 to formulate standards and policies to promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment. 

Women’s Bureau’s Vision 

To empower all working women to achieve economic security. 

Women’s Bureau’s Mission 

Women in the workforce are vital to the Nation’s economic security. The Women’s Bureau develops policies and standards and conducts inquiries to safeguard the interests of working women, to advocate for their equality and economic security for themselves and their families, and to promote quality work environments.