Federal Contractor Requirements

The responsibility to meet additional obligations as a federal contractor

The U.S. Department of Labor is committed to helping you understand and adhere to the additional responsibilities you have towards your employees as an employer who does business with the federal Government – in other words, a federal contractor or subcontractor. Please note that this list of common issues focuses on those that are employment-related and doesn’t cover all federal contractor requirements.


Please select one of the following questions to learn more about employment-related requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors and to find out whom to contact if you need more information.