Office of Workforce Development

It is our purpose as an innovative public agency to promote economic self-sufficiency to ensure the full participation of all Boston residents in the city's economic vitality and future. It is also our purpose to be an advocate, clearinghouse, and laboratory for "best practices" in literacy, beginning at birth; lifelong learning; job training/placement; and support services so Bostonians may fulfill their educational and employment aspirations.
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Our Mission

  • To empower all Boston residents to achieve their educational and employment aspirations.

  • To connect low income residents with job training and employment opportunities.

  • To promote lifelong literacy and learning and the necessary support to achieve these goals.

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  • Boston Living Wage


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    $1.67 per square foot

  • State Minimum Wage

    $9.00 per hour

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