Department of Labor Standards (DLS)

Department of Labor Standards

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.

Address

Boston
19 Staniford Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02114
Haverhill
4 Summer Street , Room 212, Haverhill, MA 01830
Lawrence
Senator William X. Wall Experiment Station, 37 Shattuck Street , Lawrence , MA 01843
New Bedford
1213 Purchase Street, 2nd Floor, New Bedford , MA 02740
Springfield
1 Federal Street Building 101, 3rd Floor, Springfield , MA 01105
Taunton
Taunton Career Center Building, 72 School Street , Taunton, MA 02780
Westborough
Hadley Building, 167 Lyman Street , Westborough , MA 01581

Phone

Asbestos or deleading walk-in licensing services available Mondays only from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Haverhill (978) 372-9797

Asbestos or deleading walk-in licensing services available Wednesdays only from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lawrence (508) 616-0461
New Bedford (508) 984-7718

Asbestos or deleading walk-in licensing services available the second Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Springfield (413) 781-2676

Asbestos or deleading walk-in licensing services available the first Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Taunton (508) 616-0461
Westborough (508) 616-0461

Asbestos or deleading walk-in licensing services available the third Friday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fax

Boston (617) 626-6965
Haverhill (978) 372-9998
New Bedford (508) 984-3562
Springfield (413) 732-6374
Westborough (508) 616-0467
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Who we serve

DLS protects workers through education and training, workplace safety/health consultation and assessment, occupational injury and illness data collection and analysis, and consistent, responsible administration and enforcement of its statutes and regulations. DLS supports employers and strengthens the Commonwealth's communities and economy.

Recent news & announcements

Press Release

Approval for Early Openings on Columbus and Veterans Day  

9/27/2017 Department of Labor Standards

Statewide Approval for Early Openings on Columbus and Veterans Day 2017

News

New law: Domestic workers Bill of Rights  

9/27/2017 Department of Labor Standards

New law: Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

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