Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD)

The mission of EOLWD is to create, operate and oversee effective and innovative statewide services to: protect worker rights, health, safety, wages and working conditions; insure against job-related injury; provide individuals and families with economic stability following job loss or injury and illness; level the playing field for responsible employers; develop a pipeline of skilled workers for current, emerging and future employers; and, maintain labor harmony between employees, employers, and labor unions. 

Workforce Training Overview

The Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development is Rosalin Acosta. Under her leadership, the Secretariat works toward closing equity gaps experienced by the unemployed and underemployed and collaborates with employers, training partners, and community-focused groups on a regional strategy to train a more diverse workforce for careers in high-demand sectors.

Secretary Acosta Bio

Commonwealth Corporation (CommCorp)

CommCorp is a quasi-public agency that was established in 1996 and fosters workforce equity in Massachusetts by delivering innovative and collaborative professional development solutions that help diverse communities and employers succeed.

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Explore and compare economic information using interactive data dashboards from the Department of Economic Research.

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At a Glance - Massachusetts Labor Market

3.5% Unemployment Rate in October 2022
9,800 Number of jobs gained in October 2022 (preliminary)

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Massachusetts Unemployment & Job Estimates for October 2022 

11/18/2022 Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

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One Ashburton Place, Suite 2112, Boston, MA 02108


(617) 727-1090
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