The A.P. Labour Welfare Board formulates welfare schemes for the contributor workers and the schemes are implemented by the labour department.
The workers in Factories, Shops and Establishments, Motor Transport Undertakings, Societies and Trusts are covered.
The main source of fund is contribution @ Rs.7/- per worker per year, unclaimed wages, other sources of income like building rent and grants made by the Government.
The Asst. Commissioners of Labour receive applications and settle claims under the schemes.

The A.P. Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board was constituted in 2007 for formulation and implementation of welfare schemes for the building and other construction workers.
The source of fund is cess levied on cost of building and other construction works @ of 1%.
The Board registers the building and other construction workers as beneficiaries and extends benefits under the Schemes through Labour Department.
The Deputy Commissioners of Labour settle the claims and release benefits under the schemes.
The State Social Security Board for Unorganized Workers is being constituted under the Unorganized Workers Social Security Act, 2008 for formulation and implementation of schemes for unorganized workers.

Inspections and prosecutions: The officers of the department have been notified as inspectors under labour Acts and statutory inspections taken up in accordance with rationalized and systematized inspection procedure is one of the core functions of the department to ensure safety, welfare and conditions of service of workers.
Prosecutions are initiated on serious violations.
Registration and Licensing: Establishments are registered / licenced and renewed under respective Acts like