State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public November 26 through November 28, 2014. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations WILL be available on Wednesday, November 26.



First Class in the Nation to Conclude New Pre-Apprenticeship Program



The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, the Department of Juvenile Services, Union Apprenticeship Offices, and the National Labor College have formed a partnership to offer a first-of-its-kind in the Nation Pre-Apprenticeship Program in the Skilled Construction Trade for youth in the juvenile justice system.


  • Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Secretary Thomas E. Perez
  • Department of Juvenile Services Secretary Donald DeVore
  • DLLR's Division of Labor & Industry Commissioner Ronald DeJuliis
  • President of the National Labor College Bill Scheuerman
  • President of the National Building and Construction Trades Department , AFL-CIO Mark Ayers


National Labor College 
10000 New Hampshire Avenue 
Silver Spring, MD 20903


Thursday, July 24
12:00 pm - Press Conference
1:00 pm - Graduation

Media will have the opportunity to meet the graduates and families of the program following the press conference and prior to the graduation ceremony.