Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Who Should Be Training Students for Jobs? [POLL]
Decades ago businesses would train their workers to ensure success. Tasks were performed the Burger King way, or the Johnson's Wax style. Today, business leaders are turning to the schools to train the workforce of the future. New Bedford has a double whammy...
Mass. Jobless Rate At 7% In December
State officials say the unemployment rate in Massachusetts dropped slightly last month while the state added more than 10,000 private sector jobs.
 
    The office of Labor and Workforce Development said the state's unemployment rate stood at 7 percent, down from 7.1 pe...