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Secretary of Labor

What We Do

The Secretary of Labor oversees a wide range of regional, state, and federal programs that connect Virginians to the skills, training, and opportunities they need to thrive in the 21st-century economy. In addition to public sector partners, Secretary Bryan Slater works closely with Virginia’s labor and business communities to identify and fill vacant jobs in high-demand sectors.

News & Updates

Agency Updates

Interested in moving to and working in Virginia? Check out DPOR’s Universal Licensing Recognition program for 85 professional occupations

For information and resources for job seekers, employers, and more, please visit the Virginia Works website.

For Virginia Unemployment Insurance Weekly Initial Claims and other economic data, please visit the Virginia Employment Commission Newsroom.