Career counseling including special services for those re-entering the workforce, job fairs, job listings, workshops, support groups
Job seekers/networking support groups, online training on job hunting skills, online resource book, career managment training
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimmination
Massachussets regulations regarding maternity leave
Massachusetts Health and Human Services
A list of financial assistance programs, including transitional aid to families with dependent children (TAFDC), emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children (EADC), fuel assistance, and emergency assistance for housing; and how to apply
Labor and Workforce Development
617-626-5300; For hearing impaired relay services, call 1-800-439-0183 or 711.
Job seeker resources; interview coaching; resume building; job counseling; training opportunities
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
Highlights the details about the maternity leave act in Massachusetts
The Attorney General’s Guide to Workplace Rights and Responsibilities
A quick reference that provides an overview of the workplace laws and regulations in Massachusetts
Employment Law Guide: A Practical Guide to Understanding Massachusetts Employment Law
Designed to help "employers and employees in understanding their rights and obligations in the workplace." Pages 14-15 and 57-61 cover employment leave
The Small Necessities Leave Act Advisory
Attorney General's Fair Labor and Business Practices Division Provides the former Attorney General's interpretation of the Small Necessities law, including eligibility, notice and more
South Shore Career Centers
The South Shore Career Centers, located in Plymouth and Quincy, are part of the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Center System, providing employers and workers access to all of the programs and benefits of the workforce development system in one location. One-Stop Career Centers help job seekers connect with employers. The South Shore Career Centers host a variety of employment-related workshops and events each month. Experienced Job Specialists are available to assist you with reviewing your resume and provide job search assistance.
BerkshireWorks is a partnership between Berkshire Training & Employment Program and the Massachusetts Division of Career Services, chartered by the Berkshire County Regional Employment Board, Inc. Together, we provide access to a comprehensive system of employment-focused programs and services for businesses, job seekers, workers, and employers. We serve all 32 cities and towns in Berkshire County.