About the Director


Patrick Mulligan was appointed as Director of the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) in April 2016 by Mayor Ed Lee.  OLSE advances the welfare of San Francisco’s workers through the enforcement of labor laws, proactive public education, and high-quality public service.  

Pat has over 30 years of experience in the labor and construction fields.  Prior to OLSE, he served as the Director of CityBuild, where he oversaw San Francisco’s Local Hire Ordinance and the First Source Hiring Program. While at CityBuild, Pat was also responsible for monitoring the compliance of both Federal and former Redevelopment Agency hiring goals, as well as managing and expanding a nationally recognized workforce training program.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of California at Santa Cruz.