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Register for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Career Fair, to be held April 16 in Albany!

Changes to New York State Regulations Governing Wages and Tips of Workers in the Hospitality Industry
On February 24, 2015, Acting Commissioner of Labor Mario J. Musolino issued an Order responding to the Report and Recommendations of the 2014 Wage Board. The Order is available online.

Help Your Business Grow: $5.4 million is available to help businesses train and hire workers through aJob-Driven National Emergency Grant.

Attention Employers: Beginning with returns due on or after April 30, 2015, you must file and pay your NYS 45 return electronically. Go to the Quarterly Reporting web page for more information.

As of December 31, 2014, New York State's minimum wage is $8.75 per hour. New posters are available for printing. A summary listing of rates for all industries can be found on our forms page.  If you have questions, please review our Frequently Asked Questions. If you need additional assistance or to file a complaint, please call: 1-888-4NYSDOL (469-7365).

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Governor Cuomo's Unemployment Strikeforce

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State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES)

See info on using SIDES to respond to requests for information about separated employees.

The New NY Bridge Project

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Area Unemployment Rates

The State Labor Department is your source for employment data in every region of the state. You'll find information broken down by major metropolitan areas as well as by county. Read the latest report on area unemployment rates.

Statewide Jobs Data

What is the current unemployment rate in New York State? What industries gained the most jobs in the past month? You will find that information and more in our latest job numbers report.

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