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2015 Press Releases
Date Press Release
07/24/2015PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board Meeting to be Held on July 27, 2015
07/22/2015Urban Youth Jobs Program Re-Launches In Brooklyn with Recruitment Event
07/22/2015Wage Board Votes On Recommendations for Fast Food Workers in New York State
07/21/2015State Labor Department Releases Preliminary June 2015 Area Unemployment Rates
07/16/2015New York State’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.5%, Lowest Level in Seven Years
07/16/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Statewide Task Force to Combat Worker Exploitation and Abuse
Throughout New York State
07/13/2015Governor Cuomo Announces This Year's Unemployment Insurance Interest Assessment Surcharge to Employers to Decrease to Lowest Amount In Five Years
07/11/2015PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board Meeting to be Held on July 22, 2015
07/09/2015Department of Labor Announces Anti-Poverty Jobs Initiatives in Rochester
07/07/2015Governor Cuomo Announces $18 Million Federal Grant to Help Unemployed New Yorkers Get Back to Work
07/03/2015Department of Labor Announces Recovery of $100,000 for Laid-Off Workers
06/26/2015PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board Meeting to be Held on June 29, 2015
06/23/2015State Labor Department Releases Preliminary May 2015 Area Unemployment Rates
06/18/2015State Economy Adds 47,400 Private Sector Jobs in May 2015;
Largest Monthly Gain Since September 2000
06/17/2015PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board to Hold Public Hearing in Albany on June 22, 2015
06/15/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Over $291,000 Returned to 462 Bus Workers
06/14/2015PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board to Hold Public Hearing in Garden City on June 18, 2015
06/09/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Unemployment Trust Fund Has Achieved Positive Balance
for the First Time Since 2009
06/08/2015PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board to Hold Public Hearing in New York City on June 15, 2015
06/02/2015PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board to Hold Public Hearing in Buffalo on June 5, 2015
05/29/2015Governor Cuomo Launches Consumer Awareness Campaign to Further Protect Nail Salon Workers
05/27/2015State Labor Department Releases Preliminary April 2015 Area Unemployment Rates
05/27/2015Governor Cuomo Announces New Proposed Rules Concerning Businesses That Pay Workers with Debit Cards
05/26/2015Governor Cuomo Announces $30 Million for Summer Youth Employment
05/21/2015State Unemployment Rate Remains at 6½ Year Low
05/20/2015Governor Cuomo Launches Public Education Campaign to Ensure Rights of Nail Salon Workers Are Protected
05/18/2015Governor Cuomo Introduces Legislation and Comprehensive Plan to Protect Nail Salon Workers
and Educate Employers
05/15/2015Meeting Notice: NYS Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board – June 10, 2015
05/14/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Fast Food Wage Board Initial Meeting and Tentative Schedule of Public Hearings
05/14/2015PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board Meeting to be Held May 20, 2015
05/11/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Multi-Agency Enforcement Task Force to Tackle Abuse in the Nail Salon Industry
05/07/2015Governor Cuomo Instructs State Labor Department to Convene Wage Board to Investigate and Make Recommendations on Raising Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers
05/06/2015Governor Cuomo Announces 85 Businesses Will Offer More Than 5,000 Jobs at the Bronx Career Expo
04/21/2015State Labor Department Releases Preliminary March 2015 Area Unemployment Rates
04/20/2015Governor Cuomo Announces More Than 115,000 Positions Available On Jobs Express Website
04/17/2015Testimony From Acting State Labor Commissioner Mario J. Musolino to the New York State Senate Taskforce on Workforce Development
04/16/2015NYS Economy Adds 8,600 Private Sector Jobs in March 2015 as Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.7%
04/14/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Repeal of 57 Nuisance Fees
04/07/2015Governor Cuomo Announces Dr. King Career Fair with 150 Businesses Offering Over 3,000 Jobs
03/31/2015State Labor Department Releases Preliminary February 2015 Area Unemployment Rates
03/26/2015NYS Economy Adds 16,400 Private Sector Jobs in February 2015, Reaches All-Time Employment High of 7.75 Million
03/24/2015New York State Department of Labor Announces Arrest of Haverstraw Man
for Unemployment Insurance Benefits Fraud
03/23/2015New York State Department of Labor Partners with Darien Lake Theme Park Resort to Hire More Than 1,000 Seasonal Workers in the Finger Lakes
03/12/2015New York State Department of Labor Announces Sentencing of Florida Man Convicted
of Unemployment Insurance Fraud Victimizing New Yorkers
03/12/2015New York State Department of Labor Announces $15,850 Recovered for 30 Drivers
in Syracuse Bus Company Wage Underpayment Case
03/10/2015State Labor Department Releases Preliminary January 2015 Area Unemployment Rates
03/05/2015NYS Economy Adds 16,100 Private Sector Jobs in January 2015, Reaches Record High of 7.73 Million
02/27/2015IRS Employee Arrested on Charges of Unemployment Insurance Fraud, Social Services Fraud
02/24/2015Order of Acting Commissioner of Labor Mario J. Musolino on the Report and Recommendations of the 2014 Hospitality Wage Board
02/13/2015Governor Cuomo Announces More Than 9,400 Hired Through Work For Success Program
02/06/2015State Labor Department Announces Arrest of Marine on Unemployment Insurance Fraud Charges
02/05/2015Hospitality Wage Board Report & Recommendations
02/05/2015Governor Cuomo Announces $5.4 Million Available to Help Businesses Train and Hire Formerly Unemployed Individuals
02/04/2015Governor Cuomo Announces $30 Million in Recovered Wages
02/04/2015Acting Commissioner Musolino Delivers Budget Testimony
01/30/2015Wage Board Votes On Recommendations for Tipped Workers in New York State
01/27/2015State Labor Department Releases Preliminary December 2014 Area Unemployment Rates
01/27/2015PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board Meeting to be Held on January 30, 2015
01/22/2015NYS Economy Adds 30,100 Private Sector Jobs in December 2014 and
Statewide Unemployment Drops to 5.8%
01/20/2015State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Southern Tier in 2015
01/20/2015State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for North Country in 2015
01/20/2015State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Western New York Region in 2015
01/20/2015State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Finger Lakes Region in 2015
01/20/2015State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Long Island in 2015
01/20/2015State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Central New York Region in 2015
01/20/2015State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Mohawk Valley Region in 2015
01/20/2015State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Hudson Valley Region in 2015
01/20/2015State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for New York City in 2015
01/20/2015State Labor Department Announces 5 Trending Jobs for Capital Region in 2015
01/06/2015PUBLIC NOTICE: Wage Board Meeting to be Held on January 8, 2015

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