Department of Labor Standards (DLS)

The Department of Labor Standards (DLS) promotes and protects workers' safety/health, wages, and working conditions, and supports the use of apprenticeship as a tool for workforce development.

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Phone

General information (617) 626-6975

Online

General feedback DLSfeedback@state.ma.us

Who we serve

The Department of Labor Standards (DLS) serves employers, employees, apprentices, students in areas such as public employee safety, lead, asbestos, employment agencies, minimum wage, and prevailing wage.

Recent news & announcements from Department of Labor Standards

News

Notice of Public Hearing regarding the adoption of a new regulation, 454 CMR 30.00 - Professional Employer Organizations or PEOs 

2/26/2019 Department of Labor Standards

Notice of Public Hearing regarding the adoption of a new regulation, 454 CMR 30.00 - Professional Employer Organizations or PEOs

News

Notice of Public Hearing regarding a proposed amendment to 454 CMR 25.00 to adopt OSHA-level safety and health standards for public workplaces. 

2/26/2019 Department of Labor Standards

Notice of Public Hearing regarding a proposed amendment to 454 CMR 25.00 to adopt OSHA-level safety and health standards for public workplaces.

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