The Department of Labor works very hard to protect the integrity of our agency and programs. We encourage you to help us by reporting allegations of fraud in any of the following areas. You can remain anonymous.
Misclassification occurs if an employer treats people as independent contractors when they are employees. Some employers use this tactic to avoid compliance with:
Call toll-free (1-866) 435-1499 to report misclassification of workers. The Department of Labor works together with other state agencies and the Attorney General to stop this practice. See Misclassification of Workers for more information.
UI benefits fraud is committed by people who:
Call toll-free (1-888) 598-2077 to report UI benefits fraud. See UI Benefits Fraud for more information.
Employers commit UI fraud when they:
Call toll-free (1-866) 435-1499 to report employer UI fraud. See Employer UI Fraud for more information.
The NYS Office of the Inspector General investigates alleged corruption, fraud, criminal activity, conflicts of interest or abuse by a State employee or a person doing business with the State.
Call toll-free 1-800-DO-RIGHT (1-800-367-4448) to report misconduct. See NYS Office of the Inspector General for more information.
The NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) also provides New Yorkers with a means to report misconduct by State officials and employees, lobbyists and their clients, and others who fall under its jurisdiction. Call toll-free 800-87-ETHICS (800-873-8442). See the JCOPE website for more information.
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