The North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights is responsible for enforcing North Dakota labor and human rights laws and for educating the public about these laws. In addition, the department licenses employment agencies operating in the state and can verify the status of independent contractor relationships. We are here to be of assistance to all North Dakota citizens, employees, employers, those purchasing or receiving services, and those providing services.
The required state and federal posters are available on our website free of charge at nd.gov/labor/education-and-other-resources. The “ND Minimum Wage & Work Conditions Summary Poster” is an excellent resource that summarizes state law. We encourage you to consult this resource for specific questions.
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Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 11:00 pm
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
A summary of key Legislative updates from North Dakota's 68th Legislative Session.
Friday, March 31, 2023
April is National Fair Housing Month.
Monday, November 28, 2022 at 11:00 pm
Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the appointment of Bismarck attorney Nathan Svihovec to lead the North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights, citing his extensive experience representing both public and private employers and employees at the state and federal levels. Svihovec will begin his new role as state labor commissioner on Thursday, Dec. 1.
The full press release can be found on the Governor's website at Burgum appoints Bismarck attorney Nathan Svihovec to serve as state labor commissioner | North Dakota Office of the Governor (nd.gov)
Monday, April 4, 2022
National Fair Housing Month 2022
Thursday, April 1, 2021
HUD Commemorates National Fair Housing Month 2021
Monday, February 22, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Information from the North Dakota Department of Health on COVID-19.
NDDOLHR Now Accepting and Investigating Charges of Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Friday, April 10, 2020