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
Heat illnesses and deaths are preventable. Employers are responsible for providing workplaces that are safe from excessive heat.
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%. **
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.
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.
Carin Smith served in the Army for 21 years before she retired to the south shore. One of the stops she made in her search for a civilian job was at the Plymouth Career Center. Like thousands of Massachusetts veterans, Carin received special one-on-one counseling …Continue Reading Spotlight on Success: Army Vet Gives Back What She Got At Plymouth Career Center
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Conciliators are employees trained in mediation who help resolve almost half of all worker’s compensation disputes.
On April 28 of every year, we take time to remember our fallen workers and reaffirm our mission to work to make workplaces safer.
It’s the law. Anyone ages 14-17 hired by an employer for pay must have an employment permit. Recent interviews completed by Teens at Work Project staff within the Department of Public Health’s Occupational Health Surveillance Program found that among over 250 teens who had sustained …Continue Reading May is Young Worker Safety Month