Labor and Workforce Development Media Contact

Media contacts for the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, including: the Departments of Unemployment Assistance, MassHire Career Services, Economic Research, Labor Standards, Apprentice Standards, Labor Relations, and Industrial Accidents.

For media inquires, please contact: 

Matthew Kitsos, Deputy Chief of Staff & Director of Communications
p. 857-268-0598
e. Matthew.Kitsos2@mass.gov 

Nicolas Ruggiero, Director of Digital Communications
p. 857-972-2172
e. Nicolas.Ruggiero2@mass.gov

If you need assistance with Unemployment Assistance, please call (617) 626-6800. The DUA call center is open 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday. Multilingual call agents are available. You may request a call back.

If you need assistance with Paid Family and Medical Leave, please call (833) 344-7365. The DFML call center is open 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday. Multilingual call agents are available. 

If you need assistance with Workers' Compensation, please call (617) 727-4900

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