The Ministère contributes to the prosperity, collective wealth and development of Québec by:

  • Facilitating a balance between workforce supply and demand
  • Promoting the attainment of fair working conditions and harmonious labour relations
  • Providing information about work and labour in all sectors of activity
  • Promoting the economic and social inclusion of the most vulnerable members of society
  • Supporting community action and volunteering

Its mission also includes providing citizens and businesses across Québec with one-stop access to service, for simplified access to public services.


The Ministère provides services to the following:

  • The labour force and persons wishing to enter the labour market
  • Individuals and families whose resources are insufficient to cover their needs
  • Businesses
  • New parents
  • Community organizations