For the convenience of our customers, both UI Online and JobQuest systems will be available during the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year holidays. Customer service representatives will not be available on the holidays. If you need help, please call us during regular business hours. UI …Continue Reading Online Services Are Available During The Holidays
Each November, there is a buzz in the air. It’s Hire-A-Veteran Month again, an important milestone to honor the brave men and women who have served our country, and to provide assistance to help them transition to civilian workforce. One-Stop Career Centers across the state …Continue Reading Employment and Training Assistance for Veterans
In recognition of Veterans Day, the Massachusetts Department of Career Services (DCS) joins the Patrick Administration and Massachusetts in thanking military Veterans for their dedication and service, and we encourage local employers to do the same. The scheduled reduction of deployed military forces over the …Continue Reading Hire a Veteran Month
The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development recently spoke with Daniel Callinan, a U.S. Navy veteran, about his experience transitioning from over 20 years of military service to a new role in the civilian workforce. Included below are excerpts from a conversation Lauren Jones, …Continue Reading Interview with a Veteran: Successful transition to civilian workforce
50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act of 1963. This historic amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act, guaranteeing equal pay for equal work regardless of gender, was rooted in the basic concepts of equality, opportunity, and value of work. …Continue Reading Reflecting on the Historic Signing of the Equal Pay Act of 1963
Now in our fifth year, the Joint Enforcement Task Force on the Underground Economy and Employee Misclassification (the Joint Task Force) has experienced great success in coordinating the work of multiple state agencies to eliminate employer fraud and employee misclassification, but there is more work to do.