LAUS & MLS Policy Council

The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) and Mass Layoff Statistics (MLS) Policy Council is established to reflect the joint governance mandate of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and to conduct work for, on behalf of, and under the guidance of the Workforce Information Council.


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To ensure the LAUS and MLS Programs meet the needs of labor force, employment, and unemployment data users.

Mission Statement


Policy Council Charter
Policy Council Members
LAUS/MLS Meeting Notes from July 2008
LAUS/MLS Conference Call Quick Notes from May 2008
April 2008 Meeting Notes
February 2008 Conference Call Notes
August 2007 Meeting Minutes
November 2006 Meeting Minutes
November 2006 Executive Summary
July 2006 Minutes
July 2006 Executive Summary
April 2006 Executive Summary
Archive of Older Minutes and Notes