Serving farm workers in the NYS Career Centers (video)
Job Order Tracker is a tool for assisting job seeking customers looking for jobs in agriculture. This tool does not replace the importance of job matching services via OSOS. The Job Order Tracker gives the Job Order number which can be entered in OSOS to obtain additional information about that job.
The New York Farm Jobs Bulletin contains non-H-2A jobs in agriculture. The job descriptions are provided in English and in Spanish. The bulletin can be found on our Services for Agricultural Workers page. The link to that page is something that could be shared with farmworkers who are visiting a career center.
We operate this federally funded disability employment service in our New York State Career Centers. We provide seamless Workforce Investment Act (WIA) services and accessibility for everyone served in our Career Centers, including individuals with disabilities.
This is a tool that prepares job seekers for entry-level work and gives businesses a more competent and skilled workforce to meet their needs. For details on the WRC, visit the National Work Readiness Credential Website.
For more background, contact Timothy Hartnett at Timothy.Hartnett@labor.ny.gov
Re-employment Guidance Letter No. 1- Procedure for Rescheduling and Identifying Reportable Unemployment Insurance (UI) Issues Relating to UI Customers’ Appointments in the Career Center.
The SEAP offers the opportunity for eligible UI claimants to work full-time on starting a business, while receiving weekly Unemployment Insurance benefits even if their business earns money. However, the eligible claimants must apply to the SEAP, receive a written SEAP approval letter before they can start or operate their business and meet the mandated entrepreneurial training and counseling requirements. The SEAP eligibility and program requirements.
The Special Populations Unit provides services to workers with disabilities and ex-offenders.
This toolkit contains practical worksheets and examples to prepare ex-offender job seekers for employment.
For more information about the programs and resources listed above, contact the Special Populations mailbox at SpecialPopulations@labor.ny.gov
On September 28, 2015, the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Reauthorization Act of 2015, went into effect continuing the TAA program for six years, and changing the group eligibility requirements and individual benefits and services available under the Trade Adjustment Assistance program since January 1, 2014. For more information on the new program established by this law, click here http://labor.ny.gov/formsdocs/factsheets/pdfs/p827.pdf
IMPORTANT! TAA petitions that were denied certification between January 1, 2014 – June 28, 2015 will be re-examined by the United States Department of Labor. You can view updated petition status information here: http://www.doleta.gov/tradeact/taa/taa_search_form.cfm
The TAA program helps workers who have lost their jobs as a result of foreign trade. It offers a variety of benefits and services, including:
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