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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 Megan Healy works closely with Virginia’s labor and business communities to identify and fill vacant jobs in high-demand sectors.

COVID-19 Resources and Information

Information on available support for affected workers can be found here.

Learn more about Virginia’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) response here

Visit the Virginia Department of Health website here for up-to-date information on COVID-19.” 

At a Glance: Virginia Workforce Statistics

Virginia has:

#1 Workforce in the U.S. (CNBC Top States for Business 2019)

2nd Highest Concentration of Technology Workers of Any State in the Country

4th Largest Veteran Workforce in the Nation

#1 State for Higher Education (Yahoo News 2019)

Secretary of Labor News

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Economic Crisis Strike Force Workforce Recovery Plan

Paid Family and Medical Leave Study

Inter-agency Taskforce on Misclassification and Payroll Fraud - 2019 Report

Build Virginia Regional Listening Tour - 2019 Report

Work-based Learning - 2018 Final Report