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Why Should I Care About the Underground Economy? There were 15.6 Million Reasons in 2013.

Why Should I Care About the Underground Economy? There were 15.6 Million Reasons in 2013. posted on Jul 30

The comprehensive enforcement efforts of the Joint Task Force on the Underground Economy (JTF) in targeting the underground economy are paying off. Last year, the JTF recovered $15.6 million in unpaid wages, back taxes, unemployment insurance premiums, fines and penalties. Today, JTF has grown to   …Continue Reading Why Should I Care About the Underground Economy? There were 15.6 Million Reasons in 2013.

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Fewer Massachusetts Companies Laying off Workers Signals an Improving Economy in Massachusetts posted on Jul 16

Fewer Massachusetts Companies Laying off Workers Signals an Improving Economy in Massachusetts

The Rapid Response team at the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development provides valuable services for businesses that are downsizing and closing. The goal is to avert layoffs and minimize the impact by matching appropriate services to the businesses and affected workers. We are   …Continue Reading Fewer Massachusetts Companies Laying off Workers Signals an Improving Economy in Massachusetts

DLS and OSHA Remind Employers to Prevent Heat Illness among Workers posted on Jul 7

DLS and OSHA Remind Employers to Prevent Heat Illness among Workers

Heat illnesses and deaths are preventable. Employers are responsible for providing workplaces that are safe from excessive heat.

Massachusetts veterans are getting hired! posted on Jul 2

Massachusetts has seen a dramatic drop in the veterans’ unemployment rate down to 2.7%* in the first quarter of 2014. The national unemployment rate for all veterans has dropped from a high of 9.8% in 2011 to 5%. **

¿Necesita un trabajo? Consiga uno a través de nuestros 33 Centros de Recursos Profesionales One-Stop. posted on Jun 19

¿Necesita un trabajo? Consiga uno a través de nuestros 33 Centros de Recursos Profesionales One-Stop.

Si usted está desempleado, o acaba de graduarse de la universidad o de la escuela secundaria o está pensando cambiar su carrera profesional, hay mucha ayuda para guiarle. Visite un Centro de Recursos Profesionales One-Stop de Massachusetts.

Need a job? Get a job through one of our 33 One-Stop Career Centers. posted on Jun 17

Need a job?  Get a job through one of  our 33 One-Stop Career Centers.

If you are unemployed, just graduated from college, high school or looking to switch your career, there’s plenty of help to guide you. Just go to a Massachusetts One-Stop Career Center.