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The Horse Racing Industry

Protecting racetrack workers and supporting all employers in their efforts to comply with regulations.
The Horse Racing Industry
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Overview

New York State's racing industry is a major economic driver in the state, supporting thousands of jobs and attracting tourists from around the world. 

The Department of Labor is committed to protecting racetrack workers and supporting all employers in their efforts to comply with regulations.

Stay Informed
For Workers

Know your rights as a racetrack worker and learn more about how to get help with work-related complaints and potential labor violations. 

For Employers

Learn more about recommendations and guidance for agents and employers or racetrack workers.