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2014 Press Releases
Date Press Release
12/19/2014VIDEO, AUDIO and PHOTOS: State Labor Department and Olympic Regional Development Authority Announce All Open New York State Ski Areas Have Been Inspected and Are Ready for Business
12/18/2014Statewide Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.9% in November 2014,
Reaching Lowest Level in More Than Six Years
12/15/2014PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board Meeting to be Held on December 17, 2014
12/01/2014PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board Meeting to be Held on December 10, 2014
11/30/2014PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board to Hold Public Hearing in Albany on December 9
11/26/2014Governor Cuomo Encourages New Yorkers to Support Local Businesses this Holiday Shopping Season
11/25/2014State Labor Department Releases Preliminary October 2014 Area Unemployment Rates
11/20/2014Statewide Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.0% in October 2014, Reaching Lowest Level in Six Years
11/10/2014Governor Cuomo Announces $500 Million Saved Through Unemployment Insurance Fraud Prevention Measures
11/03/2014PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board to Hold Public Hearing in Buffalo on November 13
10/22/2014Department of Labor Partners with Cortland Works and 50 Businesses to Offer More than 500 Job Openings
10/21/2014State Labor Department Releases Preliminary September 2014 Area Unemployment Rates
10/16/2014State’s Economy Adds 4,500 Private Sector Jobs in September, Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.2%
10/10/2014PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board to Hold Public Hearing in New York City on October 20
10/07/2014New York State Department of Labor Announces 10,800 Hudson Valley Jobs Available on Jobs Express Website
09/24/2014PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board to Hold Public Hearing in Syracuse on October 3
09/24/2014State Labor Commissioner Rivera Announces Annual Career Fair for LGBT Youth
09/23/2014State Labor Department Releases Preliminary August 2014 Area Unemployment Rates
09/18/2014New York State's Economy Adds 3,900 Private Sector Jobs in August,
Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.4%
09/17/2014Governor Cuomo Announces Benefit Rate Increase for Unemployment Insurance Claimants
09/15/2014New York State Labor Commissioner Convenes Wage Board
09/04/2014PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board Meeting to be Held September 15, 2014
08/19/2014State Labor Department Releases Preliminary July 2014 Area Unemployment Rates
08/19/2014Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of the New NY Works Office in the Bronx
08/18/2014State Agencies Remind New Yorkers about Amusement Ride Safety
as the Great New York State Fair Draws Near
08/14/2014New York State's Economy Adds 17,300 Private Sector Jobs in July
08/14/2014Governor Cuomo Announces Opening of Mall at Bay Plaza
08/12/2014New York State Department of Labor Collects More Than $21 Million Over Six Months from 19,000 Individual Fraudulent Unemployment Insurance Claims
08/07/2014Governor Cuomo Announces $1.3 Million Jobs Grant
07/31/2014Labor Department Announces Statewide Seminars to Help Municipalities
and Fire Departments Avoid Violations
07/30/2014Governor Cuomo Announces Jobs Express Website Tops 100,000 Available Positions
07/24/2014Governor Cuomo Announces $16.4 Million Distributed To 21,000 Workers In Wage Theft Cases
07/24/2014Governor Cuomo Directs State Labor Commissioner to Convene Wage Board
07/22/2014State Labor Department Releases Preliminary June 2014 Area Unemployment Rates
07/17/2014New York State's Economy Adds 25,000 Private Sector Jobs in June as
Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.6%, Lowest Level Since 2008
07/01/2014Governor Cuomo Partners with 100 Chambers of Commerce Across The State to Promote Free Business Support Services
06/30/2014State Labor Department Partners with 40 Businesses Offering 1,100 Jobs at Bronx Career Fair
06/26/2014Governor Cuomo Announces $6.2 Million to Fund Training Programs for Unemployed Workers
06/24/2014State Labor Department Releases Preliminary May 2014 Area Unemployment Rates
06/19/2014New York’s Economy Grows by 21,300 Jobs and Marks 18 Straight Months of Private Sector Job Growth
06/18/2014State Department of Labor Partners with Whole Foods Market to Hire More Than 260 Team Members at New Location in Colonie
06/16/2014Governor Cuomo Partners with 64 Employers to Offer More Than 1,000 Job Openings
06/09/2014Governor Cuomo Partners with Employers to Offer Nearly 500 Job Openings
06/06/2014Governor Cuomo Outlines Safety Tips for Families Visiting Amusement Parks This Summer
06/06/2014State Labor Department Announces $12.7 Million Collected For Unpaid Workers
06/05/2014Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly 100k Jobs Available Now On Jobs Express
05/29/2014Governor Cuomo Launches Unemployment Strikeforce to Connect Jobseekers with Available Positions in Areas with Highest Unemployment Rates
05/28/2014Governor Cuomo Partners With 87 Businesses to Offer 6,773 Jobs at New York Works Career Expo
05/20/2014State Labor Department Releases Preliminary April 2014 Area Unemployment Rates
05/19/2014Governor Cuomo Partners with More Than 40 Employers to Bring Hundreds of Job Openings to Communities Across The State
05/15/2014New York State Jobless Rate Falls to Lowest Level in More than 5 Years
05/14/2014State Departments of Labor and Agriculture and Markets Partner to Fill 300 Jobs
at Upcoming New York State Fair
05/14/2014Safety Alert: Governor Cuomo Urges Caution When Using Large Inflatable Toy Houses
05/12/2014Governor Cuomo Partners With Nearly 80 Employers To Bring More Than 1,000 Job Openings To The Finger Lakes, Hudson Valley, Long Island And Western New York Regions
04/30/2014Department of Labor Announces New Standards for Classifying Commercial Truck Drivers
04/22/2014State Labor Department Releases Preliminary March 2014 Area Unemployment Rates
04/17/2014Governor Cuomo Reminds Jobseekers About 88,000 Available Positions Listed on Jobs Express
04/17/2014Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $500,000 Still Available In Green Job Training Grants
04/17/2014NYS Economy Added More than 108,000 Private Sector Jobs in Past Year
04/16/2014Governor Cuomo Announces Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Job Fairs
04/07/2014Governor Cuomo Announces New York Youth Works Program Expansion
04/01/2014State Labor Department Releases Preliminary February 2014 Area Unemployment Rates
03/28/2014Departments of Labor and Agriculture and Markets Announce Two Recruitment Events To Fill 400 Positions at the New York State Fair
03/27/2014New York State’s Economy Grows By Over 12,000 Jobs As Job Count Reaches Another All-Time High
03/21/2014Governor Cuomo Issues Warning to Employers Violating Minimum Wage Laws
03/20/2014El Departamento del Trabajo del Estado de Nueva York Anuncia Panel de Conversación Resaltando el Desarrollo Laboral Para los Latinos en el Estado de Nueva York
03/11/2014State Labor Department Releases Preliminary January 2014 Area Unemployment Rates
03/06/2014New York's Jobless Rate Drops to 6.8% - Lowest Level Since December 2008
02/12/2014Governor Cuomo Annouonces that "Work for Success" Initiative Is Providing More Employment Opportunities for the Formerly Incarcerated
02/11/2014Governor Cuomo Announces More Wage Theft Cases Resolved in 2013 Than Ever Before
01/29/2014State Department of Labor Announces Reconstituted State Workforce Investment Board to Boost Job Growth in New York State
01/28/2014State Labor Department Releases Preliminary December 2013 Area Unemployment Rates
01/23/2014New York’s Economy Grows by 10,400 Jobs and Jobless Rate Drops to 7.1%

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