The function of the State Labour Inspectorate is the implementation of State supervision and control in the field of employment legal relationships and labour protection.
The State Labour Inspectorate (SLI) is a state administrative and supervisory institution. Its activity is determined by the “State Labour Inspectorate Law”. The following persons and institutions are subjected to the supervision and control of the SLI: entrepreneurs, the state and municipal institutions, religious and non-governmental organisations, employers and their representatives according to the mandate and responsibilities delivered to them, as well as workplaces and other places at the enterprises available for the employees during their work process.
SLI coordinates the operation of the Focal Point of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work in Latvia, supported by a national network, including national institute and social partners.