DOL Seeks Input on Goals, Focusing on Post-Virus Worker Rebound

July 19, 2021, 7:30 PM

The Biden administration is mapping out a longer-term U.S. Labor Department agenda by soliciting public comments on a general framework that will eventually form a strategic plan through 2026.

The DOL is crafting a more detailed document that will inject President Joe Biden’s priorities into how it carries out its mission over fiscal 2022-2026. The department is asking for input by Aug. 6 on how to implement a series of high-level goals, many of which are aligned with boosting U.S. workforce conditions and learning lessons from the pandemic.

For instance, DOL is striving to “build opportunity and equity for all,” ...

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