Alabama Government Agencies

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Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Alabama, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Alabama

Discrimination/Harassment State Agency

Alabama has no state agency that enforces anti-discrimination laws; see the local EEOC office(s) below.

Discrimination/Harassment Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Birmingham District Office

Ridge Park Place
1130 22nd Street
Suite 2000
Birmingham, AL 32205
Phone: 1-800-669-4000
TTY: 1-800-669-6820

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies.

Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Birmingham Area Office

Medical Forum Building
950 22nd Street North, Room 1050
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: (205) 731-1534
Fax: (205) 731-0504

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Mobile Area Office

1141 Montlimar Drive, Suite 1006
Mobile, AL 36609-4309
Phone: (251) 441-6131
Fax: (251) 441-6396

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies

Unemployment Insurance

Alabama Department Of Industrial Relations
Unemployment Compensation Division

649 Monroe Street, Room 4676
Montgomery, Alabama 36131
Phone: (334) 242-8800
Toll-Free Claims Filing: (866) 234-5382
TTY: (800) 499-2035
Fax: (334) 242-8843
Web Address: http://dir.alabama.gov/uc/

Claims and Benefits FAQ
Miscellaneous Information
Telephone Numbers for Claimants

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards State Agency

Alabama has no state agency that enforces wage and hour laws; see the local DOL office(s) below.

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Birmingham Alabama District Office

Medical Forum Building
Suite 656
950 22nd Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203-3711
Phone: (205) 731-1305
Fax: (205) 731-3482

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Montgomery Alabama Area Office

4001 Carmichael Road
Suite 215
Montgomery, AL 36106
Phone: (334) 223-7641
Fax: (334) 741-9909

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Alabama Department of Industrial Relations
Workers' Compensation Division

649 Monroe Street
Montgomery, AL 36131
Phone: (334) 242-2868
Toll-Free: (800) 528-5166
Web Address: http://dir.alabama.gov/wc/

Agency Description/Mission: The Workers' Compensation Division is responsible for the administration of the Alabama Workers' Compensation Law to ensure proper payment of benefits to employees injured on the job and encourage safety in the work place. The main function of the Division is to ensure proper payment of compensation benefits along with necessary medical attention to employees injured on the job or their dependents in case of death.

Guide to Benefits and Claim Filing
Workers' Compensation Division Directory

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Topic of the Week

Sexual Harassment: Legal Standards

We hear a lot in the news about pervasive sexual harassment in the workplace and people are starting to call it out more and more in the media. But we don't hear much about what to do when you are being sexually harassed, or how the law protects you.

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Blog of the Week

“Bezos, Our Backs Are Tired”: Amazon Workers Strike on Prime Day

On Monday afternoon, in the blistering heat of a 95-degree day, approximately 50 Amazon workers and community supporters rallied outside of a suburban Minnesota Amazon warehouse chanting, “We work, We sweat, Amazon workers need a rest!” That chant was followed by, “Hey Jeff Bezos! Our backs are tired and our funds are low!"

Thought for the Week

"For much of our nation's history, people of color — particularly women — have been marginalized and discriminated against simply because of their hair style or texture. By signing this bill into law, we are taking an important step toward correcting that history and ensuring people of color are protected from all forms of discrimination."

– Gov. Andrew Cuomo

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