How This Works

Welcome to the ePolicyWorks National Online Dialogues. The dialogues invite the public to submit ideas and recommendations for issues being addressed. by the U.S. Department of Labor. Thank you for your interest. Please follow the step-by-step directions below to participate.

Step 1

To participate in the U.S Department of Labor's Efforts to End Labor Trafficking National Online Dialogue, you must first Log In using your email and password from our past dialogues. If you are new to the dialogues and this is your first engagement, please Register. The Log In and Register links are located at the top right-hand corner of each dialogue page. An image of the Log In and Register links are shown below:

Step 2

Once you have logged in, you can access the Effort to End Labor Trafficking National Online Dialogue topics by clicking on one of the dialogue topic buttons highlighted in the middle of the page. An image of the dialogue topic buttons are shown below:

Step 3

You can post your ideas to the dialogue by clicking the Submit New Idea button. An image of the Submit New Idea button is shown below:

Step 4

If you would like to submit an idea to the dialogue, click on the Submit New Idea button and then fill out the idea form. An image of the idea form is shown below:

  1. In the pop up box that appears on your screen, type in a title that describes your idea in the "Title" field.
  2. Type in the details you would like to include about your idea in the "Description" field.
  3. Click the "Submit" button to post your idea to the dialogue. Please note that the "Title," "Description," and "Topic" fields are mandatory, so you must complete all three items in order for your idea to successfully post.

Additional Information

To read an idea, simply click on the idea title. Each idea is individually listed in its own box under the "Ideas" tabs.

To vote on an idea, simply click the up arrow for "yes" or the down arrow for "no". The arrows are located in the right upper corner above each individual idea box as highlighted in the image below. To submit a comment, fill in the box below the idea and click submit.

Using Assistive Technology

If you are using assistive technology, such as a screen reader or voice recognition software, please note that all of the features described above contain links that can be accessed through link lists or by tabbing through the page. If you experience any technical difficulty or accessibility issues, please email the ePolicyWorks team at

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ATTN: If you are or know someone who is a victim of labor trafficking, please contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline by phone at 1-888-373-7888 or by text at BeFree (233733). A trained hotline advocate will talk you thorough the situation and connect you with services and, if appropriate, law enforcement.