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|Other offices =[[Governor of Iowa|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Iowa|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Iowa Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Attorney General of Iowa|Attorney General]] • [[Iowa Treasurer of State|Treasurer]] • [[Iowa Auditor of State|Auditor]] • [[Iowa Secretary of Agriculture|Secretary of Agriculture]] • [[Iowa Director of Education|Director of Education]] • [[Iowa Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Iowa Director of Natural Resources|Natural Resources Director]] • [[Iowa Commissioner of Labor|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Iowa Utilities Board|Utilities Board]]}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Iowa Commissioner of Labor''' is a state executive position in the Iowa state government.  The Division of Labor Services is responsible for the enforcement of programs designed to protect the safety, health and economic security of all Iowans.  In addition, the division is responsible for protecting employees and employees' rights.<Ref>[http://www.iowaworkforce.org/labor/ ''Iowa Department of Labor'' "Iowa Division of Labor" Accessed February 1, 2013]</ref>
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|Other offices =[[Governor of Iowa|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Iowa|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Iowa Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Attorney General of Iowa|Attorney General]] • [[Iowa Treasurer of State|Treasurer]] • [[Iowa Auditor of State|Auditor]] • [[Iowa Secretary of Agriculture|Secretary of Agriculture]] • [[Iowa Director of Education|Director of Education]] • [[Iowa Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Iowa Director of Natural Resources|Natural Resources Director]] • [[Iowa Commissioner of Labor|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Iowa Utilities Board|Utilities Board]]}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Iowa Commissioner of Labor''' is a state executive position in the Iowa state government.  The Division of Labor Services is responsible for the enforcement of programs designed to protect the safety, health and economic security of all Iowans.  In addition, the division is responsible for protecting employees and employees' rights.<Ref>[http://www.iowaworkforce.org/labor/ ''Iowa Department of Labor'', "Iowa Division of Labor" Accessed February 1, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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==Current officeholder==

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Iowa Commissioner of Labor
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   4 years
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

Michael Mauro.jpg
Name:  Michael Mauro
Assumed office:  May 1, 2011
Compensation:  $112,070
Other Iowa Executive Offices
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The Iowa Commissioner of Labor is a state executive position in the Iowa state government. The Division of Labor Services is responsible for the enforcement of programs designed to protect the safety, health and economic security of all Iowans. In addition, the division is responsible for protecting employees and employees' rights.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Michael Mauro. He has served in this position since May 1, 2011.[2]

Authority

The Iowa Commissioner of Labor's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from Title 3, Subtitle 2, Chapter 91 of the Iowa Code.

Chapter 91, Section 1:

The division of labor services of the department of workforce development, created under section 84A.1, is under the control of a labor commissioner, who shall have an office at the seat of government and shall devote the commissioner’s entire time to the duties of the office.[3]

Qualifications

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Appointments

Iowa state government organizational chart

The Iowa Commissioner of Labor is appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate to terms of six-years.[4]

Vacancies

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Duties

The Division of Labor Services is responsible for the enforcement of programs designed to protect the safety, health and economic security of all Iowans. In addition, the division is responsible for protecting employees and employees' rights.[5]

Divisions

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Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2013

In 2013, the director received a salary of $112,070. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.[6]

2012

In 2012, the commissioner of labor was paid an estimated $112,070. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Mailing address:
Iowa Workforce Development
1000 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0209

Phone: (515) 281-5387 or (800) JOB-IOWA: (800) 562-4692
For Deaf and Hard Of Hearing: Use Relay 711
For unemployment insurance claim questions, contact: UIClaimsHelp@iwd.iowa.gov
For general questions, contact: IWD.CustomerService@iwd.iowa.gov

See also

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