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New York State Department of Labor

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Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Roberta Reardon, Commissioner
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JobZone is a free, online job search and career planning system that helps job seekers make informed career decisions. We offer up-to-date, localized career and labor market information, and tools to aid in the job search process.

 

For more information contact the JobZone Team at:

New York State Department of Labor
Division of Employment and Worforce Solutions
State Office Building Campus
Bldg. 12, Room 450
Albany, NY 12240
1-877-226-5724

jobzone@labor.ny.gov

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Division of Employment and Workforce Solutions

We work with the public and private sectors to create job opportunities, offer job fairs, help workers find a job and help businesses find skilled workers. We maintain the NY Talent Bank and offer workforce professional tools for career building. Contact us if you are looking for a job or for employees, are interested in apprenticeship, or want to locate one of our Career Service Centers. Click Division of Employment and Workforce Solutions for more information, including contact information.

 

Labor Standards

The Division of Labor Standards protects the rights of private sector employees at their workplaces through outreach, training and enforcement of the New York State Labor law. The Division of Labor Standards also protects the employers of New York State by providing educational seminars and access to written materials concerning the state Labor laws. Click Labor Standards for more information, including contact information.

 

Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment Insurance is temporary income for eligible workers who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. We offer information for claimants to help in filing a claim, certifying for weekly benefits, and dealing with hearings and appeals. Information for employers includes registering, services we offer, covered employment and information on FUTA tax credit. We offer the Shared Work Program for businesses that want to keep their employees working at reduced hours rather than downsizing. We enforce Prevailing Wage rules, the UI Law and UI Regulations. Click Unemployment Insurance for more information, including contact information.

 

Veterans' Services

We offer priority services to veterans of military service through our Veterans' Employment representatives, located in One-Stop Career Centers and local offices statewide. Our veterans' resources include employer information, education and training, and credentialing, as well as links to federal resources. Click Veterans' Services for more information, including contact information.

 

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