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2017 Press Releases
Date Press Release
11/16/2017New York State Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.8% in October 2017
11/15/2017NYSERDA and Clarkson University Announce Discovery of New Process to Reduce Carbon Monoxide Emissions from Stored Wood Pellets
11/10/2017Governor Cuomo Announces New Regulations on Employee Scheduling
10/24/2017State Labor Department Releases Preliminary September 2017 Area Unemployment Rates
10/19/2017NYS Economy Added 84,400 Private Sector Jobs over the Past Year
10/11/2017Governor Cuomo Highlights Progress in Western New York Since Employment Strikeforce Announcement
10/04/2017NYS Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board to Conduct Public Session October 18, 2017
09/29/2017Advisory: State Labor Department Announces Public Hearings on Employee Scheduling
09/22/2017Advisory: State Labor Department Announces Public Hearing on Employee Scheduling
09/19/2017State Labor Department Releases Preliminary August 2017 Area Unemployment Rates
09/15/2017Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Order Prohibiting State Agencies from Inquiring About Immigration Status
09/14/2017NYS Economy Adds Private Sector Jobs for 5th Consecutive Month
09/09/2017Governor Cuomo Directs the Commissioner of Labor to Hold Public Hearings on Employee Scheduling
09/04/2017Statement From Commissioner Roberta Reardon on Labor Day
08/31/2017New York State Holds First-Ever Agriculture Career Day at The Great New York State Fair
08/22/2017State Labor Department Releases Preliminary July 2017 Area Unemployment Rates
08/18/2017NYS Departments of Labor and Agriculture and Markets Announce that Ride Inspections are Underway at the Great New York State Fair
08/17/2017NYS Adds 18,800 Private Sector Jobs in July 2017, Sets New Record Employment High
08/02/2017Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $5 Million in Prevailing Wage Underpayments Recovered in First Half of 2017
07/25/2017State Labor Department Releases Preliminary June 2017 Area Unemployment Rates
07/20/2017NYS Economy Adds 23,900 Private Sector Jobs in June 2017, Reaches New Record High
07/19/2017Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $15 Million In Stolen Wages Returned to Workers in First Half Of 2017
07/19/2017Governor Cuomo Announces Regulations Implementing New York's Nation-Leading Paid Family Leave Program
07/18/2017Governor Cuomo Launches Work for Success Pledge to Encourage Businesses to Hire Qualified Individuals with Criminal Convictions
07/13/2017State Labor Commissioner Reardon Announces Sentencing of Former Federal Correctional Officer in Unemployment Insurance Fraud Case
06/23/2017Governor Cuomo Announces Pay Equity Hearings
06/22/2017Commissioner Reardon Hosts Bronx Recruitment Day
06/21/2017Commissioner Reardon Hosts Hicksville Recruitment Day
06/20/2017Commissioner Reardon Hosts Vestal Recruitment Day
06/20/2017State Labor Department Releases Preliminary May 2017 Area Unemployment Rates
06/19/2017Commissioner Reardon Hosts Rochester Recruitment Day
06/16/2017Commissioner Reardon Hosts Buffalo Recruitment Day
06/15/2017NYS Economy Adds 32,100 Private Sector Jobs in May 2017, Reaches New Record High
06/15/2017Commissioner Reardon Hosts Plattsburgh Recruitment Day
06/14/2017Commissioner Reardon Hosts Kingston Recruitment Day
06/13/2017Commissioner Reardon Hosts Utica Recruitment Day
06/12/2017Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $3 Million in Prevailing Wage Underpayments Recovered in First Three Months of 2017
06/09/2017Commissioner Reardon Hosts Glens Falls Recruitment Day to Promote Local Hiring
06/08/2017Commissioner Reardon Announces Amusement Ride Safety Inspections Underway
06/06/2017NYS Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board to Meet June 21, 2017
06/02/2017Governor Cuomo Announces Major Climate and Jobs Initiative in Partnership with The Worker Institute at Cornell University ILR's School and Climate Jobs NY to Help Create 40,000 Clean Energy Jobs by 2020
06/02/2017Statement from State Labor Commissioner Reardon on Governor Cuomo’s Landmark
Clean Jobs Announcement
05/26/2017Commissioner Reardon Partners with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Offer Central New York Career Fair
05/23/2017State Labor Department Releases Preliminary April 2017 Area Unemployment Rates
05/18/2017Statewide Unemployment Rate Remains at 4.3% as NYS Economy Adds 4,700 Private Sector Jobs in April 2017
05/16/2017Governor Cuomo Announces $4.2 Million in Federal Funding Secured to Expand New York's Apprenticeship Program
05/09/2017Governor Cuomo Announces Crown Holdings Officially Opens New Manufacturing Plant in the Southern Tier
05/04/2017Updated Media Advisory: Members of Cuomo Administration and SUNY Leaders to Hold Excelsior Scholarship Information Sessions at SUNY Campuses Across New York
04/28/2017Statement from New York State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon on Workers’ Memorial Day
04/25/2017State Labor Department Releases Preliminary March 2017 Area Unemployment Rates
04/20/2017State Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.3% in March 2017
04/18/2017Commissioner Reardon Announces Guilty Plea of Bronx Man to Charges of Unemployment Insurance Fraud and Identity Theft
04/17/2017Governor Cuomo Announces Career Expo to Mark One-Year Anniversary
of Western New York Employment Strikeforce
04/04/2017Governor Cuomo Directs State Labor Department to Launch Wage Gap Study and Proclaims April 4, 2017 As Equal Pay Day In New York
03/28/2017State Labor Department Releases Preliminary February 2017 Area Unemployment Rates
03/27/2017Governor Cuomo Announces Annual Dr. King Career Fair Featuring More Than 8,000 Job Opportunities From 140 Businesses
03/23/2017New York State Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.4% in February; Lowest Since 2007
03/16/2017Governor Cuomo Announces $500,000 Returned to Workers Formerly Employed by Climax Manufacturing
03/14/2017State Labor Department Releases Preliminary January 2017 Area Unemployment Rates
03/10/2017Governor Cuomo Announces $5 Million Tech Training Fund and Inaugural Meeting of New York Tech Workforce Task Force
03/10/2017State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Capital Region in 2017
03/10/2017State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Central New York Region in 2017
03/10/2017State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Finger Lakes Region in 2017
03/10/2017State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Hudson Valley Region in 2017
03/10/2017State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Long Island Region in 2017
03/10/2017State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Mohawk Valley Region in 2017
03/10/2017State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for North Country Region in 2017
03/10/2017State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for New York City in 2017
03/10/2017State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Southern Tier Region in 2017
03/10/2017State Labor Department Announces Top 5 Trending Jobs for Western New York Region in 2017
03/10/2017NYS Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board To Meet March 22, 2017
03/09/2017New York State Economy Tops 8 Million Private Sector Jobs; Statewide Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.6%
02/08/2017Labor Commissioner Reardon Delivers Budget Testimony
01/24/2017State Labor Department Releases Preliminary December 2016 Area Unemployment Rates
01/19/2017NYS Economy Adds 9,000 Private Sector Jobs in December 2016, Reaches New Record High

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