Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD)

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development cultivates a skilled workforce across industries, provides economic stability for workers affected by job loss, injury, or illness, and upholds standards for safe working conditions.

Support for Massachusetts' Workforce

About Labor and Workforce Development

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development supports Massachusetts jobseekers, workers, and employers through three key strategies:

  • Cultivating a skilled workforce for a range of industries throughout Massachusetts;
  • Supporting economic stability for impacted workers following a job loss, injury, or illness;
  • Protecting the rights, health, safety, wages, and working conditions of workers.
Secretary Jones

Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development

Lauren Jones was sworn in as Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development by Governor Healey on January 17, 2023. She previously held roles with the City of Boston under Mayor Walsh and in state government during the Patrick-Murray Administration. Click here to learn more about Secretary Jones.

Looking for talent? Join the Healey-Driscoll Administration as we continue to build the Massachusetts workforce and match work-ready new arrivals with employment opportunities.

Massachusetts is a powerhouse of local and global talent — and we are making investments to expand opportunities for more residents to meet our current and future workforce needs in high-growth industries. MassTalent streamlines these resources to help residents find job training and employers find the skilled talent they need.

Career Services for Jobseekers

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We have MassHire career centers across Massachusetts ready to assist you. Find yours today!

Unemployment Insurance Resources

Business Support

Workforce Protections and Safety


Departments and Divisions

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One Ashburton Place, Suite 2112, Boston, MA 02108


(617) 727-1090
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