Our offices are closed on Monday, May 29, 2023 in observance of the holiday.

The Department is committed to protecting and promoting the interests of Connecticut workers


To accomplish this in an ever-changing environment, we assist workers and employers to become competitive in the global economy. We take a comprehensive approach to meeting the needs of workers and employers, and the other agencies that serve them.

Commissioner Danté Bartolomeo inside an office.

Danté Bartolomeo, Commissioner

Danté Bartolomeo joined the Connecticut Department of Labor in January 2019 as a deputy commissioner and was appointed Commissioner in 2021 by Governor Ned Lamont.

Previously, she was elected to serve two terms as state senator for the 13th senatorial district of Cheshire, Meriden, Middlefield, Middletown, and Rockfall, during which she was the co-chair of the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee...
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