About the Director

Patrick Mulligan was appointed to direct the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) in April 2016.

Patrick has more than 20 years of experience in the labor and construction fields. Prior to directing OLSE, Patrick 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.

Patrick previously served as Financial Secretary at Carpenters Local 22. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz.