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Revision as of 13:50, 15 July 2013

Missouri Director of Labor & Industrial Relations
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012-2013 FY Budget:  $133,947,398
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Missouri Constitution, Article IV, Section 49 the Executive Department
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor with the consent of the State Senate
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Julie Gibson
Assumed office:  March 2013
Compensation:  $120,000
Other Missouri Executive Offices
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The Missouri Director of Labor and Industrial Relations is a state executive position in the Missouri state government.

The director serves as chief administrative officer of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. The department is controlled by the Labor Commission, a three-member board appointed by the governor.[1]

Current officeholder

Julie Gibson is the acting Director. She was appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon on March 18, 2013 to replace Larry Rebman.[2]

Authority

The state Constitution addresses the department of labor and industrial relations in Article IV, the Executive Department.

Under Article IV, Section 49:

The department of labor and industrial relations shall be in charge of a “Labor and Industrial Relations Commission” consisting of three members appointed by the governor...A member of the commission shall be designated by the governor as the chairman...

Qualifications

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Appointments

Per Article IV, section 49 of the Missouri Constitution, the director of insurance is nominated by the Labor Commission and appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate.

Vacancies

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Duties

The mission statement of the department is "To promote industry and labor and protect the rights and safety of Missouri's workforce."[3]

State budget

The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations's budget for 2012-2013 was $133,947,398.[4]

Divisions

The department is composed of the following divisions:[3]

  • Division of Employment Security
  • Division of Workers' Compensation
  • Division of Labor Standards
  • State Board of Mediation
  • Missouri Commission on Human Rights

Compensation

Article IV, Section 21 of the state Constitution addresses compensation of executive officials:

Under Article IV, Section 21:

The officers named in this article shall receive for their services salaries fixed by law, which shall not be increased or diminished during their terms.

In 2010, the Missouri Director of Labor and Industrial Relations was paid an estimated $120,000 according to the Council of State Governments.[5]

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Contact information

Department Address
421 East Dunklin Street
Post Office Box 504
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0504
Phone: 573-751-9691
Fax: 573-751-4135
Email: diroffice@dolir.mo.gov

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