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In the event of a vacancy, a successor is appointed by the governor to a term coterminous with the governor.<ref> [http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleII/Chapter23/Section2 ''General Laws of Massachusetts,''  "Part I, chapter 23, section 2," accessed January 18, 2013] </ref>
 
In the event of a vacancy, a successor is appointed by the governor to a term coterminous with the governor.<ref> [http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleII/Chapter23/Section2 ''General Laws of Massachusetts,''  "Part I, chapter 23, section 2," accessed January 18, 2013] </ref>
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The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development's budget for the 2013 fiscal year was $25,817,809 .<ref>[https://malegislature.gov/Budget/CurrentBudget ''The Massachusetts Legislature,'' "FY 2013 Final Budget," accessed June 27, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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In 2010, the Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development was paid an estimated $125,000 according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved June 25, 2011]</ref>
 
In 2010, the Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development was paid an estimated $125,000 according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved June 25, 2011]</ref>
  
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Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development<BR>
 
Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development<BR>

Revision as of 08:14, 28 June 2013

Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $25,817,809
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Part I, Title II, Chapter 23, Section 1 of the General Laws of Massachusetts
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

Joanne Goldstein.jpg
Name:  Joanne F. Goldstein
Assumed office:  January 2010
Compensation:  $90,000
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The Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development is a state executive position in the Massachusetts state government.

The Secretary is the head of the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, whose responsibility includes assisting job seekers, apprentices, union members, claimants, employers, attorneys and researchers.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Joanne F. Goldstein. She was appointed by Gov. Deval Patrick in 2009.

Authority

The office of secretary of labor and workforce development is established by Part I, Title II, Chapter 23, Section 1 of the General Laws of Massachusetts:[2]

There shall be an executive office of labor and workforce development, which shall be under the supervision and control of a secretary of labor and workforce development, appointed by the governor.

Qualifications

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches the constitutional or statutory text that establishes the requirements necessary to qualify for a state executive office. That information for the Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Appointments

In accordance with Part I, Title II, Chapter 23, Section 1 of the General Laws of Massachusetts, the secretary is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the governor.

Vacancies

In the event of a vacancy, a successor is appointed by the governor to a term coterminous with the governor.[3]

Duties

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches the constitutional or statutory text that outlines the key responsibilities of a state executive office. That information for the Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Divisions

The Department includes the following divisions:[4]

  • The division of industrial accidents
  • The division of labor relations
  • The division of occupational safety

State budget

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development's budget for the 2013 fiscal year was $25,817,809 .[5]

Compensation

In 2010, the Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development was paid an estimated $125,000 according to the Council of State Governments.[6]

Historical officeholders

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches state official websites for chronological lists of historical officeholders. That information for the Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development has not yet been added because the information was unavailable on the relevant state official websites, or we are currently in the process of formatting the list for this office. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Recent news

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Contact information

Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
One Ashburton Place
Suite 2112
Boston, MA 02108
Tel: 617-626-7122
TTY: 617-727-4404
Fax: 617-727-1090

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