Rapid Response

The Rapid Response program helps businesses who are in transition mode, whether they are expanding or downsizing.

On-the-Job Training (OJT)

The On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program assists employers with the cost of hiring and training a new employee.

Workforce Training Fund

The Workforce Training Fund is a state fund enacted into law in July 1998 and financed entirely by Massachusetts employers. Its purpose is to provide resources to Massachusetts businesses and workers to train current and newly hired employees.

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)

The Trade Act of 1974 established the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program (TAA) which provides re-employment benefits and services. Also monetary benefits known as Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) to workers whose jobs have been adversely affected by foreign competition.

Labor Market Information

Information on Massachusetts labor force, employment, unemployment, and unemployment rates, occupations, industries and more.


This is an online service for training providers. TrainingPro allows providers to register their courses for participants in other federal and state workforce development programs, in addition to Workforce Training Fund Express. Training providers can list their courses online and easily update their course information.

QUEST Project Information

Through QUEST(Quality Unemployment System Transformation), both the Revenue and Benefits systems will be completely re-engineered, providing employers and claimants with a fast, interactive web-enabled way to transact business with DUA. Funded by State Bond money through the Patrick Administration, this initiative will produce benefits for both DUA customers and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.