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Services for Businesses

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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No-Cost Programs and Services for Businesses

All of our services are available at no cost to you. Check out what we offer and then reach out and we can create customized solutions to help you meet your goals, no matter what you are facing. 


Contact Your Regional Business Services Representative

Workforce Survey Results
The Department of Labor partners annually with The Business Council, Empire State Development and the Regional Economic Development Councils to gather real-time data on the state of the workforce and the needs of businesses. View survey results below:

Is Your Business Growing? We have a variety of no-cost programs and services to help you recruit and train new employees, find hiring incentives and provide hands-on technical assistance.

Is Your Business Facing Tough Times?
Rapid Response: Help for Businesses and Workers Facing Cutbacks & Layoffs
Shared Work

The Shared Work Program is designed to help employers manage business cycles and seasonal adjustments while helping to spare their workers the hardships of full unemployment. The program allows employers to keep trained employees and avoid layoffs by letting workers receive partial Unemployment Insurance benefits while working reduced hours. 

Layoffs and Reemployment

We can help businesses and employees affected by cutbacks and site closings by quickly coordinating services and providing immediate aid with a goal of quick reemployment. Our Rapid Response teams will work with you and your employees to identify resources and opportunities to help figure out the next steps.

Department of Labor Small Business Liaison

The Department of Labor's small business liaison is our initial primary contact for small businesses to contact with inquiries. They will help small businesses navigate the agency, hear concerns and help recommend solutions in concert with other agency staff and leaders. To contact our small business liaison, please click the link below.