About the Director

Mayor Ed Lee appointed Patrick Mulligan to Direct the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) in April 2016.

Pat Mulligan has more than 20 years of experience in the labor and construction fields. Prior to directing OLSE, Pat was the Director of CityBuild, where he implemented the City’s first Local Hire Ordinance and First Source Hiring Program. He also led workforce training programs, where he directed recruitment, training activities, and employment services including an Academy that specialized in training and job placement services dedicated to public housing residents. He supervised a team of 20 compliance officers, employment placement staff and others and oversaw a $7.5 million budget. He previously served as Financial Secretary at Carpenters Local 22. Mulligan holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz.