Bureau of Labor Statistics – The principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. The BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor. The BLS also serves as a statistical resource to the Department of Labor. BLS data must satisfy a number of criteria, including relevance to current social and economic issues, timeliness in reflecting today’s rapidly changing economic conditions, accuracy and consistently high statistical quality, and impartiality in both subject matter and presentation.
Disability Initiative – This easy-to-use Web portal is a directory of government Web links relevant to people with disabilities, their families, employers, service providers and other community members.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – This site has information pertaining to Equal Employment Opportunity Law. It explains types of discrimination , laws, regulations and guidance concerning EEO, and information on training and outreach. There is a section specifically for Employers and EEOC.
FirstGov – The US Governments office web portal for businesses and non-profits
Employment and Training Administration – The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is focused on understanding business’ needs and funding training programs to help meet those needs. The information and links provided at this web page will help improve your workforce and take advantage of existing government programs.
Internal Revenue Service – Tax Information for businesses including information on Employer ID numbers, employer taxes, starting a business, operating a business and IRS forms and publications.
O*Net – Find occupations using keywords, O*NET-SOC codes, Job Families, or by viewing a complete list. Use a list of skills to find matching O*NET-SOC occupations. Use other classification systems (DOT, SOC, MOC, and RAIS) to find matching O*NET-SOC occupations
OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website with information on OSHA Laws and Regulations, Safety/Health Topics, and Compliance Assistance
Small Business Administration – Information on starting, financing, and managing a small business. This site also has a library with links to over 200 Free SBA Business Publications
Social Security Administration – Information and resources for employers including W-2 forms and how to file electronically. Also information on employer responsibilities when hiring foreign workers.
U. S. Census Bureau – Gateway to Census 2010. Also includes information for businesses including Economic Census and Survey of Business Owners
To see US DOL’s top twenty requested items click this link: Top Twenty
U. S. Department of Commerce – Information on Economic Growth, Free Trade, and the Latest Economic Indicators
Veterans Employment and Training Services – Information concerning Veterans Preference and other laws and regulations relating to veterans.
US Business Advisor – The Business Gateway to Federal Resources
Index of All Federal Agencies/Departments –A-Z index of all US Government Departments and Agencies with links to their websites
North Carolina Government links
Historically Underutilized Businesses, Office for – Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) consist of minority, women and disabled business firms that are at least fifty-one percent owned and operated by an individual(s) of the aforementioned categories. Also included in this category are disabled business enterprises and non-profit work centers for the blind and severely disabled. The HUB Office provides vendors access to on-line vendor registration, conducts on-line HUB designation, and provides technical assistance and training on how to conduct business with government purchasing and construction arms.
Geographic Information and Analysis, Center for – The Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, offers a variety of products and services to diverse clients involved in public decisions. The power of geographic information aids today’s officials in organizing, retrieving and analyzing geographic data, and in communicating complex data relationships. CGIA provides reliable, high quality public data along with technical assistance, analysis, custom mapping, and data management. Our technical support can help you spend more time doing what you do best and accomplishing your mission.