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Individuals

Services and programs for individuals in the workforce or seeking entrance into the workforce.

Unemployment Insurance

Veteran, Immigrant & Youth Services

This division of the Department of Labor addresses the needs, issues, and challenges of immigrants by doing outreach in immigrant communities and monitoring compliance with labor laws by farms and farmers.

Specialized Programs for Eligible New Yorkers
Work for Success

The Work for Success programs matches qualified and appropriately trained job applicants with criminal convictions to job openings at participating businesses.

Paid Family Leave

New York's paid family leave policy means that working families no longer have to choose between caring for their loved ones and risking their economic security.

Department of Labor Divisions Worker Protections

Keeping New York's workforce safe is the highest priority. This division oversees 11 safety programs and offers safety and health information to employees and employers.

Contractors and subcontractors must pay the prevailing rate of wage and supplements (fringe benefits) to all workers under a public work contract.

This division's mission is to develop and administer programs for Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, and ensure there is no discrimination in Labor Department policies and practices, both internal and external.