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About Us

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 and is the State's workforce leader.

[Our] Purpose

The Department of Labor exists to improve the lives of working Vermonters. Together we serve the people and businesses of our great state so all of us can live well, be safe, and experience meaningful employment.

[Our] Principles

  • Working with an OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE mindset
  • Providing COMPASSIONATE SERVICE to everyone
  • Acting with PROFESSIONALISM and INTEGRITY in all that we do
  • Ensuring EQUITY, ACCESS, and BELONGING for our staff and our customers