State Labor and Workforce Development spokeswoman joins Walsh transition team

Lauren Jones, the spokeswoman for the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, has taken a new role as part of Boston Mayor-Elect Martin J. Walsh’s transition team. Jones’s last day with the state was Friday.

Prior to working for the state labor department, she worked as spokeswoman for Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray, who left office earlier this year to become head of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Jones became spokeswoman for state labor Secretary Joanne Goldstein in the summer, just months before the turbulent roll-out of the state’s new online unemployment insurance system.

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