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We Are Your DOL

Your DOL’s mission is to provide outstanding services to our customers - the workers and businesses that call New York home.
We help New Yorkers find the careers they will love by connecting them to employment, training, and up-skilling opportunities.
We build and support New York’s businesses, helping them find qualified workers and keeping them informed about tools and incentives to make their businesses thrive.
We empower and protect New York’s workers by supporting the unemployed and by ensuring all workers have a safe workplace where they receive a fair wage.

Roberta Reardon

New York State Department of Labor

New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon was appointed in October 2015 to oversee the Department’s more than 3,300 employees. On June 15, 2016, Commissioner Reardon was unanimously confirmed by the New York State Senate.
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Department of Labor

Helping You Find the Career You Love

2021 Jobs and Careers Labor Data

Get the resources and help you need to find a job, explore career options and learn about the variety of programs offered.

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Building and Supporting New York's Businesses

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Whether your business is growing by leaps and bounds or struggling in today's difficult climate, we're here to help.

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Empowering and Protecting New York's Workforce

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Learn more about how we’re safeguarding workplaces and protecting workers.

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Unemployment Insurance

2021 Unemployment Data

Learn how we assist New Yorkers who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own with Unemployment Insurance.

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Budget and Transparency Plan

2022 DOL Budget data

The NYSDOL has undertaken a Department-wide examination of its operations to identify opportunities to increase our transparency, including - empowerment through data transparency, leveraging technology tools to work smarter, and engaging our community partners.

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