Office of Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management [Department of Labor] Law and Legal Definition

Office of Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM) is an office under the Department of Labor (DOL). OASAM provides the infrastructure and support that enables the Department of Labor to perform its mission. The mission of OASAM is to develop and promulgate policies, standards, procedures, systems, and materials related to the resource and administration of management of the department. This office provides leadership and policy guidelines in support of the department’s strategic plan and annual performance and accountability report. The OASAM is responsible for the overall implementation of the department’s procurement and grant programs. OASAM also enforces federal statutes and regulations that:

1. prohibit discrimination in DOL funded programs and activities;

2. prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability by certain public entities and in DOL conducted activities; and

3. prohibit discrimination within DOL itself.