[ Text of section effective until March 27, 2011. Repealed by 2011, 3, Sec. 18.]
Section 1A. (a) In the executive office of labor and workforce development, there shall be a department of labor, in this chapter called the department.
(b) Subject to appropriation, the department shall be provided with such offices in Boston and elsewhere in the commonwealth as may be approved by the governor and may expend sums for other necessary expenses of the department. The department may accept gifts or grants of money or property, whether real or personal, from any source, public or private, including, but not limited to, the United States of America or its agencies, for the purpose of assisting the department in the discharge of its duties.
(c) The following state agencies shall be in the department of labor: the division of industrial accidents, the division of labor relations, and the division of occupational safety.