Office of Labor Relations

The mission of the Office of Labor Relations is to create and promote a work environment that fosters a positive and effective relationship between labor and management. The Office of Labor Relations represents the Mayor/City of Boston/Departments in all labor matters before state courts, state agencies, and various other forums. The Office of Labor Relations is also responsible for negotiating and administering the collective bargaining agreements with approximately seventeen unions and twenty four bargaining units covering over twelve thousand employees. In addition, the Office of Labor Relations provides training and advice to managers and supervisors on labor issues.

Frequently Asked Numbers

Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission
(Non City of Boston Employees)
617 727-3505

Unemployment
617 626-6900

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
617 994-6000

Living Wage
617 918-5259

Attorney General's Office
617 727-7200