The Research & Statistics Office provides labor-related research and statistical services as well as technical assistance and consultative services in research matters that are either required by law or initiated by the department to administratively support the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT INFORMATION
Provides research and statistical services on subject matters related to core programs administered by the line divisions of the Department. The divisions supported are: Unemployment Insurance, Occupational Safety and Health, Disability Compensation, Wage Standards, and Workforce Development. Services provided include: developing program and administrative data, conducting data validation, and maintaining and providing analysis from management information systems; preparing operational reports required by the U.S. Department of Labor; preparing mandated State reports; conducting program, legislative, and economic research; and disseminating program information to all users.
LABOR MARKET INFORMATION
Conducts occupational and labor market research in partnership with Employment & Training Administration (ETA); implements statistical programs in cooperation with the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS); delivers career information; prepares and disseminates statistical and analytical information.
LABOR MARKET RESEARCH SECTION
Conducts research activities concerning occupational employment and wages and other related labor market information; maintains occupational labor market information databases in support of workforce development initiative and information requirements; develops projections on labor demand; disseminates labor market information products and services in partnership with ETA.
LABOR FORCE RESEARCH SECTION
Develops, analyzes and disseminates statistical data on the labor force, unemployment, employment, industry wages, job counts, hours and earnings, and mass layoffs in cooperation with the federal BLS.
CAREER INFORMATION DELIVERY SYSTEM SECTION
Plans, develops, implements and maintains a comprehensive statewide career information delivery system to provide career, job, occupational, educational and training information to youths, adults and jobseekers.