Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD)

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development supports Massachusetts jobseekers, workers, and employers. We cultivate a skilled workforce for various industries, support economic stability for workers affected by job loss, injury, or illness, and protect workers' rights, health, safety, wages, and working conditions.

Important Updates

Work Ready Massachusetts

Looking for talent? Among strategies to build the workforce for Massachusetts employers, join the Healey-Driscoll Administration to match new arrivals who are work-ready with employment opportunities. Learn more.

Massachusetts' Workforce Agenda: Meeting the Moment to Attract, Retain, and Develop a Future Workforce

Massachusetts' Workforce Agenda is part of the 2024 – 2028 Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) State Plan filed by Massachusetts with the US Department of Labor, aligning workforce strategies across state government and with workforce partners and creating a unified approach to attract, retain, and develop a future workforce.

View Workforce Agenda 

At a Glance - Massachusetts Labor Market

2.9%  Current Unemployment Rate
2,900  New jobs in March



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Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development

Secretary Lauren Jones' Official Headshot

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.

Follow the Secretary on Instagram and Threads account for a look at how Team Massachusetts is reimagining the workforce. 

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One Ashburton Place, Suite 2112, Boston, MA 02108


(617) 727-1090
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