Labor and Workforce Development

Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Income Insurance

Program: Unemployment Insurance

For the purpose of providing economic stability through a weekly benefit payment to workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own and are actively seeking work.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Workforce Development

$88,294,174

$71,331,111

Federal Grant Spending

$88,294,174

$71,331,111

Information Technology Division

$2,377,417

$0

Capital

$2,377,417

$0

Totals

$90,671,591

$71,331,111


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Income Insurance

Program: Workers' Compensation

For the purpose of administering the workers' compensation system to provide prompt and fair compensation to workers who are injured or become sick on the job including taking action against employers that are in violation of the law. Activities include payment and adjustment of claims, utilization review, rehabilitation, investigations, and medical claims processing.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Workforce Development

$88,699,301

$88,858,762

Trust Spending

$88,699,301

$88,858,762

Division of Industrial Accidents

$19,114,446

$19,522,205

Budgetary Appropriations

$19,114,446

$19,522,205

Human Resources Division

$52,057

$52,057

Budgetary Appropriations

$52,057

$52,057

Totals

$107,865,804

$108,433,024


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Job Search and Placement

Program: General Job Search and Placement

For the purpose of providing job matching services and job search support to all job seekers, including health care workers.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Career Services

$1,483,174

$1,483,174

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,483,174

$1,483,174

Department of Workforce Development

$60,562,492

$62,790,153

Federal Grant Spending

$60,562,492

$62,790,153

Office of the State Comptroller

$8,250,000

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$8,250,000

$0

Totals

$70,295,666

$64,273,327


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Job Search and Placement

Program: Recruiting and Hiring

For the purpose of helping jobless workers, including health care workers, find employment as quickly as possible by ensuring that they have skills that are in demand by employers and connecting them with appropriate job openings.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Career Services

$1,483,174

$1,483,174

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,483,174

$1,483,174

Office of the State Comptroller

$8,500,000

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$8,500,000

$0

Totals

$9,983,174

$1,483,174


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Job Search and Placement

Program: Refugee and Immigrant Employment Support

For the purpose of assisting refugees and immigrants who face a wide range of cultural and linguistic barriers to employment and who are also receiving state benefits to achieve economic self-sufficiency.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Transitional Assistance

$113,745

$118,462

Budgetary Appropriations

$113,745

$118,462

Totals

$113,745

$118,462


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Job Search and Placement

Program: Veterans Employment Support

For the purpose of helping veterans transition to civilian work by developing a comprehensive job and training plan.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Workforce Development

$3,041,137

$3,041,137

Federal Grant Spending

$2,982,000

$2,982,000

Trust Spending

$59,137

$59,137

Totals

$3,041,137

$3,041,137


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Job Search and Placement

Program: Youth Employment Support

For the purpose of providing educational and work readiness services to young people including tutoring and dropout prevention, English as a second language courses, leadership development, mentoring, and guidance counseling.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Career Services

$8,800,000

$10,000,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$8,800,000

$10,000,000

Department of Children and Families

$2,000,000

$2,000,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,000,000

$2,000,000

Department of Workforce Development

$15,539,833

$15,539,833

Federal Grant Spending

$15,539,833

$15,539,833

Totals

$26,339,833

$27,539,833


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Labor Relations

Program: Mediation and Adjudication of Labor Disputes

For the purpose of assisting with the prevention of or prompt settlement of labor disputes.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Division of Labor Relations

$2,075,872

$2,115,390

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,075,872

$2,115,390

Office of the Secretary for Administration and Finance

$2,383,203

$14,694,199

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,383,203

$14,694,199

Totals

$4,459,075

$16,809,589


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Labor Relations

Program: Wage Enforcement

For the purpose of enforcing compliance with state and Federal wage and related labor laws through prosecution of offenders, education of employers and employees about prevailing wage, minimum wage, payment of wages, overtime, tip pooling, and child labor laws.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Office of the Attorney General

$3,300,252

$3,576,935

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,300,252

$3,576,935

Totals

$3,300,252

$3,576,935


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Labor and Workforce Development General Operations

Program: Labor and Workforce Development Central Administration

For the purpose of providing labor and workforce development business operations that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include executive oversight, developing strategic plans, giving policy guidance, and other miscellaneous support functions.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Office of the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development

$455,084

$431,668

Budgetary Appropriations

$455,084

$431,668

Totals

$455,084

$431,668


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Labor and Workforce Development General Operations

Program: Labor and Workforce Development Contracts and Legal Services

For the purpose of providing labor and workforce development contract and legal services that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include general counsel, contract development, document review, claims defense and prosecution, and negotiation and mediation.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Office of the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development

$42,932

$40,723

Budgetary Appropriations

$42,932

$40,723

Totals

$42,932

$40,723


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Labor and Workforce Development General Operations

Program: Labor and Workforce Development Human Resources

For the purpose of providing human resource management for labor and workforce development that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include hiring, recruiting, training, collective bargaining, employee evaluations, and professional development.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Office of the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development

$103,038

$97,736

Budgetary Appropriations

$103,038

$97,736

Totals

$103,038

$97,736


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Labor and Workforce Development General Operations

Program: Labor and Workforce Development IT

For the purpose of managing and supporting the labor and workforce development technology infrastructure including technical support for multiple programs that cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include software development, application hosting, communication systems, data processing, and security services.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Office of the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development

$227,297

$301,490

Budgetary Appropriations

$227,297

$301,490

Totals

$227,297

$301,490


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Labor and Workforce Development General Operations

Program: Labor and Workforce Development Planning, Accounting, and Finance

For the purpose of providing labor and workforce development financial management, processing, and tracking that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include budget development, grants management, transaction processing, financial reporting, and long range planning.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Office of the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development

$257,595

$244,340

Budgetary Appropriations

$257,595

$244,340

Totals

$257,595

$244,340


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Training

Program: Apprenticeships

For the purpose of promoting and coordinating apprenticeships in the Commonwealth and developing new programs both in the traditional building trades as well as non-building trade areas.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Workforce Development

$21,888

$24,688

Trust Spending

$21,888

$24,688

Totals

$21,888

$24,688


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Training

Program: General Training

For the purpose of ensuring that staff are fully knowledgeable and/or updated in all aspects of their work to efficiently complete their job functions, including training and career planning to all job seekers.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Career Services

$1,528,119

$1,528,119

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,528,119

$1,528,119

Department of Transitional Assistance

$3,582,954

$3,731,543

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,582,954

$3,731,543

Department of Veterans Services

$125,000

$125,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$125,000

$125,000

Department of Workforce Development

$12,266,557

$12,285,962

Federal Grant Spending

$12,228,178

$12,247,583

Trust Spending

$38,379

$38,379

Office of the Secretary of Housing and Economic Development

$750,000

$2,000,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$750,000

$2,000,000

Totals

$18,252,629

$19,670,624


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Training

Program: On the Job Training

For the purpose of helping clients, including health care workers, gain employment experience and become job ready so that they can achieve economic self-sufficiency.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Transitional Assistance

$42,654

$44,423

Budgetary Appropriations

$42,654

$44,423

Department of Workforce Development

$20,774,358

$20,186,859

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,337,500

$750,000

Trust Spending

$19,436,858

$19,436,859

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services

$1,000,000

$1,500,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,000,000

$1,500,000

Office of the State Comptroller

$8,250,000

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$8,250,000

$0

Totals

$30,067,012

$21,731,282


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Training

Program: Vocational Rehabilitation

For the purpose of helping disabled individuals obtain, maintain or regain employment through training, career matching, and employer awareness.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Elder Affairs

$1,794,414

$1,894,655

Federal Grant Spending

$1,794,414

$1,894,655

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

$11,854,064

$11,879,913

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,053,118

$3,053,118

Federal Grant Spending

$8,800,946

$8,826,795

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

$54,356,901

$56,183,311

Budgetary Appropriations

$9,875,825

$10,103,204

Federal Grant Spending

$44,481,076

$46,080,107

Office of the Secretary for Administration and Finance

$1,000,000

$1,000,000

Capital

$1,000,000

$1,000,000

Totals

$69,005,379

$70,957,878


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Workplace Safety

Program: Asbestos and Lead Licensing and Regulation

For the purpose of reducing the incidence and severity of exposure to lead and asbestos for the Commonwealth's workers and other members of the general public by administering and enforcing de-leading regulations, licensure, notification, and safe work practice; and collaborating with community partners in public health, housing, and the building trades through licensure, prescribing safe work practices, site visits and analytical services related to asbestos exposure.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Labor Standards

$452,850

$452,850

Budgetary Appropriations

$452,850

$452,850

Totals

$452,850

$452,850


Government Function: Labor and Workforce Development

Program Category: Workplace Safety

Program: General Workplace Safety


For the purpose of providing analytical and technical support to engineers and inspectors as well as to unions, local boards of health, and state agencies by visiting workplaces throughout the Commonwealth and evaluating them to identify and subsequently control and eliminate hazards in the workplace.


Department

FY 2013

Projected Spending

FY 2014

Recommended Spending

Department of Labor Standards

$2,005,243

$2,045,348

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,005,243

$2,045,348

Totals

$2,005,243

$2,045,348