Commissioner of Labor Law and Legal Definition

Commissioner of Labor is appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. It is the duty of the Commissioner of Labor to ascertain the effect of the customs laws, and the effect of the state of the currency in the U.S. on the agricultural industry, especially its effect on mortgage indebtedness of farmers. S/he is also charged with investigation of the causes of all controversies and disputes between employers and employees. [29 USCS § 4]