The Nebraska Commissioner of Labor
is a state executive position in the Nebraska state government.
The Commissioner oversees the Department of Labor, which is responsible for regulation of the labor industry and assisting workers to find employment.
The current officeholder is Catherine Lang. She was appointed by Gov. Dave Heineman in 2008.
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The Commissioner of Labor is appointed by the Nebraska Governor, with the consent of a majority of the Legislature.
As established by Article IV, Section 1 of the Nebraska Constitution, in the event of a vacancy, the governor fills the office by appointment.
The budget for the Department of Labor in Fiscal Year 2012-13 was $497,939.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
In 2012, the Nebraska Commissioner of Labor was paid an estimated $127,500 according to the Council of State Governments.
Nebraska Department of Labor
550 South 16th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 471 - 9000