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Welcome to the Vermont Department of Labor!

The Vermont Department of Labor is comprised of four major divisions; Workforce Development, Labor Market Information, Unemployment Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation & Workplace Safety. The Department serves both individuals and employers with equal dedication and energy. The ultimate goal is the protection and growth of Vermont’s working landscape.

Department Mission Statement: The Vermont Department of Labor’s mission is to promote Vermont’s economic strength by assisting employers with job creation, retention and recruitment; coordinating the education and training of our workforce for Vermont’s current and future job opportunities; ensuring that Vermont workers have well-paying jobs in safe work environments; administering economic support and reemployment assistance to workers who suffer a job loss or workplace injury; and providing labor market information and analysis to enable effective planning and decision-making relating to economic, education, labor and employment policies and direction.