Recent Initiatives

In accordance with Mayor Adams' Executive Order, the Talent and Workforce Department will be spearheading the Future of Workers Task Force and the Interagency Cabinet. The Task Force will convene leading industry agents in diverse sectors to construct various pathways that engages with NYC's workforce talent. The Cabinet will consist of workforce officers from various agencies to ensure that the city's resources are being used efficiently to provide sustainable employment and to coordinate agencies' goals to improve on employment routes. Additionally, the Talent and Workforce department will collaborate with New York City’s Human Resources Administration (HRA) and the Consortium for Worker Education (the workforce development arm of the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO) to provide easier access to jobs in the building, construction, transportation, distribution, and logistics industries.