What You Need to Know
April 2024
  • UI Fraud and Tax Bills: Have you received a bill from the IRS, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, or another state tax department related to unemployment benefits that you did not file? If so, you may be a victim of unemployment identity fraud. To file a fraud report with NYS DOL, please visit our Report Unemployment Insurance Fraud page.
  • 1099-G Update: By the end of January, New Yorkers who received unemployment benefits in 2023 will receive a copy of their 1099-G in the mail. You can also access your 1099-G for calendar year 2023 though your online ny.gov account. For more information about the form, visit our 1099-G webpage.
  • Dr. King Career Fair: Capital Region job seekers are encouraged to join the 24th annual Dr. King Career Fair on April 10, 2024, at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. There will be more than 170 hiring businesses, as well as resume review, professional headshots, on-site interviews, and more. Find out more and register today!
  • NYS DOL Business Services: Whether your business is growing by leaps and bounds or struggling in today’s difficult climate, we’re here to help. View our new Business Services factsheet and scan the QR codes for more information.
  • Youth Worker Pledge: Employers, help us protect New York’s youth workers! In 2023, Governor Kathy Hochul tasked the New York State Department of Labor to create the Protect Youth Workers Pledge for employers as a part of a broader initiative to protect youth workers within the state.
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