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 Lauren E. Jones. 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 Jones 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. Learn More

Department of Economic Research (DER) Equity Dashboards
Explore and compare economic information using interactive data dashboards from the Department of Economic Research. Learn More

Labor and Workforce Department (LWD) Public Records Requests
To submit a LWD Public Records Request, fill out the request form at this link: www.mass.gov/labor-and-workforce-development-public-records-requests

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At a Glance - Massachusetts Labor Market

3.3% Unemployment Rate in April 2023
5,100 Number of jobs gained in April 2023 (preliminary)

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One Ashburton Place, Suite 2112, Boston, MA 02108


(617) 727-1090
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