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


The mission of the Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) is to protect Connecticut’s workers from labor law violations and promote global economic competitiveness through strengthening the state’s workforce. CTDOL collaborates with business and industry leaders on Registered Apprenticeship programs and other workforce pipeline initiatives, and conducts U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics research including collecting, analyzing, and disseminating workforce data.

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 the interim commissioner in June 2021 by Governor Ned Lamont. Her nomination was confirmed by the Connecticut State Senate in March 2022.

Since joining the Department of Labor, Commissioner Bartolomeo has been integrally involved in programs and services throughout the agency. As the deputy commissioner…


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