Provides District youth ages 14 to 24 with enriching and constructive summer work experiences.
The Office of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) provides onsite consultation services to private-sector employers in the District of Columbia.
Experienced Employment Specialists can help you find the job you are looking for.
First Source Law
Workforce Intermediary Establishment and Reform of the First Source Amendment Act of 2011, effective February 24, 2012 (D.C. Law 19-84).
Effective January 1, 2023 until June 30, 2023, the living wage rate is $16.50 per hour.
Effective July 1, 2023, the District’s Minimum Wage and Living Wage will increase to $17.00.
The Pathways for Young Adults Program (PYAP)
A transitional employment program that provides job readiness training to District residents.
Get started with an unemployment claim.
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The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program provides benefits and support to workers who become unemployed or are threatened with job loss due to the impact of international trade.
Veterans are entitled to receive a priority in service that includes the following:
The DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) requires that Priority of Service be given to veterans and eligible spouses who meet the eligibility criteria in accordance with applicable laws, policies and federally mandated programs.
The Workforce on Wheels (WOW) team is a cutting-edge mobile service operation developed by the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) to address the needs of District's youth and residents in the communities where they live.
OYP provides skills training, work experience, academic enrichment and life skills training to facilitate the development of work habits and skills that are essential for success.