The Department of Labor and Employment Services is set to start on July 1, 2023, following the adoption of Ordinance 23-O-1056 in February 2023. The department will be responsible for the administration, implementation, and execution of federal government labor and workforce programs and initiatives, including overseeing WorkSource Atlanta.
The department had its budget briefing on Wednesday, June 7, at 2:00pm. (video | slides)
The total proposed operating budget for the Department of Labor and Employment Services is $500,000. The department does not yet have any authorized positions (jobs).
The Atlanta City Council’s Community Development/Human Services Committee has jurisdiction over the Department of Labor and Employment Services.