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2010 Press Releases
Date Press Release
12/28/2010VIDEO: Labor Department Encourages New Yorkers to Ski Safely
12/24/2010VIDEO: No Longer Jobless: Kathryn Tillery Offers Some Hope for the Unemployed in the Capital Region
12/21/2010Labor Department and Adirondack Phantoms Team Up to Give the Unemployed in Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties a Special Holiday Gift
12/17/2010VIDEO: Statement from State Labor Commissioner Colleen C. Gardner on the Federal Unemployment Insurance Extension
12/16/2010New York State's Economy Added 700 Private Sector Jobs in November
12/14/2010VIDEO: Wage Theft Prevention Act Signed into Law
12/12/2010Statement from State Labor Commissioner Colleen Gardner
12/09/2010VIDEO: $3.8 Million in Federal Training Money available for Employers Who Hire New Yorker’s Long-term Unemployed
12/07/2010VIDEO: Green Survey Launched
12/01/2010Erie County Construction Company Guilty of Cheating Workers out of Hard-Earned Wages
11/24/2010VIDEO: No Longer Unemployed, Buffalo’s Teresa Sliwinski has much to be Thankful for
11/23/2010VIDEO: Agencies Spotlight Help for People Struggling Across the State
11/18/2010VIDEO: No Longer Jobless, Former Financial Worker David Alperin Offers Some Hope for the Unemployed in New York City
11/18/2010New York State's Economy Added 40,500 Private Sector Jobs in October
11/16/2010Labor Department and County Sheriffs Crack Down on Inmates who Attempt to Collect Unemployment Insurance Behind Bars
11/12/2010200,000 New Yorkers to begin Exhausting Unemployment in 3 weeks; Labor Department pushes for Federal Extension
11/11/2010VIDEO: No Longer Jobless, Army Veteran Dale Burke Offers Some Hope for Unemployed Veterans in Western New York
11/08/2010VIDEO: Labor Department Offers a “How To” Video for Searching the New Job Bank
11/05/2010VIDEO: No Longer Jobless, Donna Fedor Offers Some Hope to the Unemployed in the Mohawk Valley
10/28/2010VIDEO: No Longer Jobless, Peter (P.J.) Lebied Offers Some Hope to the Unemployed in Central New York
10/26/2010EA Headline not found
10/22/2010VIDEO: Labor Department orders New York City grocer to comply with Labor Laws
10/21/2010New York State's Economy Lost 15,600 Private Sector Jobs in September
10/21/2010VIDEO: No Longer Jobless, Richard Miller Offers Some Hope to the Unemployed in the Southern Tier
10/20/2010 VIDEO: “Greening” of the Unemployment Insurance Handbook and other High-Tech Innovations Help Save $875,000 in Tax Dollars and 35 Trees in 2010
10/17/2010VIDEO: Labor Department orders 3 Capital Region and 3 Western Region employers to comply with Labor Laws
10/12/2010VIDEO: New York City Car Wash in Hot Water for Not Paying Workers
10/08/2010Labor Department Warns New Yorkers About Online Employment Scams
10/05/2010VIDEO: Labor Department to New York's Businesses: We'll find your workers and we'll do it for free
09/30/2010VIDEO: Labor Department to Recoup Up To $140 Million in Fraudulent Unemployment Claims by Garnishing Federal Income Tax Returns
09/24/2010VIDEO: Nation's Workforce Leaders Highlight Skills Training to Grow Economy and Help Get Americans Back to Work
09/23/2010NYS Department of Labor Wins Empire 2.0 Showcase Agency of the Year Award
09/21/2010Department of Labor Launches New Web Site to Help Youth Find Their First Job and Explore Careers
09/16/2010New York State's Economy Added 2,500 Private Sector Jobs in August
09/16/2010VIDEO: Labor Commissioner responds to New York's latest Unemployment Report
09/09/2010VIDEO: Monroe County contractor arrested for failure to pay worker health and retirement benefits
09/07/2010VIDEO: Contractor arrested in wage violations scheme in Rockland County
08/31/2010GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Department of Labor Team Up to Host Fab 8 Career Expo
08/24/2010WHAT You Mean I Get a Tax Credit if I Hire YOU
08/19/2010New York State's Economy Added 29,000 Private Sector Jobs in July
08/19/2010Raymond Video
08/18/2010Commissioner Gardner Highlights a Southern Tier Employment Success Story
08/10/2010Department of Labor Launches New Job Search Site: Over 84,000+ Jobs Available
07/30/2010NYS Racing and Wagering Board takes action against trainer in wage case
07/28/2010Unemployed to See Their First Extension Payments Today
07/26/2010Fire Destroys Utica Career Center Vital to Jobseekers
07/21/2010Drop in NYS Unemployment Rate Shortens Weeks of Unemployment Benefits
07/19/2010Statement from State Labor Commissioner Colleen C. Gardner on the Unemployment Bill Making its Way through the U.S. Senate
07/15/2010State's Unemployment Rate Dropped to 8.2% in June, Lowest Since April '09
07/13/2010Labor Department gets Job Seekers Ready for Career Fairs
07/09/2010Labor Department Reminds Employers and Parents about Youth Rules in the Workplace
07/05/2010Summer Brings Changes to NYS Fireworks Regulations
06/29/2010Utica Jetnet Tour
06/25/2010Department of Labor Night at NYSEG Stadium
06/25/2010COMMISSIONER GARDNER KICKS OFF STATEWIDE SMALL BUSINESS TOUR IN UTICA
06/25/2010Statement on the Failed Unemployment Extension Bill
06/24/2010Statement from New York Labor Commissioner Colleen Gardner on the UI Extension and Summer Youth Bill
06/18/2010Department of Labor Urges NYS Youth to Explore CareerZone This Summer
06/17/2010Labor Agencies Back Federal Legislation to Protect Workers from Being Improperly Classified as Independent Contractors
06/17/2010State's Unemployment Rate Dropped to 8.3% in May, Lowest Since April '09
06/14/2010Binghamton Mets and Department of Labor Team Up to Provide an Amazin Night Out for Region's Unemployed and Their Families
06/14/2010Labor Department Announces Enforcement Actions Against Subcontractors on Student Housing Projects in Cortland and Brockport
06/09/2010Labor Department Announces Enforcement Actions Against Subcontractor on Orange County Regional Medical Center Project
06/08/2010Labor Department Announces Enforcement Actions Against More Than Half of the Subcontractors on 'The Province' at RIT Project
06/07/2010Labor Departments Unite to Urge Senate to Pass Summer Youth Legislation
06/04/2010Statement from Labor Commissioner Gardner on the Announcement of the Federal Unemployment Numbers
06/02/2010Statement from Commissioner Colleen Gardner on wage payment situation with Albion Color, Inc. and Printing Methods, Inc. in the Rochester area
05/27/2010Program for the Unemployed Defies the Odds: Improving Customer Service while Saving Taxpayers Money
05/24/2010New York State Promotes Efforts to Ensure Amusement Park Safety
05/20/2010NYS Added 31,500 Private Sector Jobs in April
05/10/2010Contractor Charged with Violating Prevailing Wage Laws on Public Work Projects
05/07/2010Subscription Service now available for State Labor Department Blog
05/06/2010Where are New York State's Green Jobs and What Skills do they Require?
04/30/2010Free Computer Training Vouchers to Expire Soon!
04/22/2010Labor Department Encourages NY Businesses to Use Online Calculator to Determine HIRE Act Tax Credits
04/19/2010Public Notice: Occupational Health Clinic Oversight Committee to Meet on April 22, 2010
04/15/2010State Added Private Sector Jobs for 3rd Month in a Row
04/14/2010Labor Department Announces 2010 Dr. King Career Fair
04/08/2010Schumer: New Hire Now Tax Break Just Signed by President Could Create Tens of Thousands of Jobs in New York Metro Area, Urges Employers to Start Hiring as Benefits are Available Now
04/08/2010Public Notice: Pyrotechnic Board to Meet April 9, 2010
03/31/201046,000 New Yorkers Will Lose Unemployment Insurance this Week
03/25/2010State Added Jobs for 2nd Month in a Row
03/23/2010Labor Department Remembers 99th Anniversary of Sweatshop Fire
03/18/2010Labor Department Combating Skyrocketing Unemployment Among Capital Region Youth
03/15/2010Labor Department to New York's Unemployed: We'll Call You Back!!!
03/10/2010Shared Work Program Saves Thousands of Jobs in 2009
03/04/2010New York State's Recession Deepened in 2009
03/03/2010Labor Department and Local Partners Work to Ensure New York's Tech Valley Workforce is Ready
02/22/2010Labor Department Highlights Census Jobs in the North Country Region
02/18/2010Agencies Spotlight Help for People Struggling Across the State
02/11/2010Statement from Acting Labor Commissioner Colleen C. Gardner on the Situation at Empire Aero Center in Rome
02/05/2010Labor Department Highlights Census Jobs in the Mohawk Valley
02/05/2010Labor Department Highlights Census Jobs In Nine Counties
01/28/2010Labor Department Highlights Census Jobs in the Capital Region
01/27/2010Queens Supermarket Pays Over $300,000 for Not Paying Baggers
01/21/2010New York State's Unemployment Rate Climbs to 9.0 Percent in December
01/13/2010New York State Cracks Down on Unemployment Insurance Fraud in New York City
01/11/2010New York State Cracks Down on Unemployment Insurance Fraud
01/11/2010New York State Cracks Down on Unemployment Insurance Fraud in Rochester and the Finger Lakes Region
01/11/2010New York State Cracks Down on Unemployment Insurance Fraud in the Capital Region
01/11/2010New York State Cracks Down on Unemployment Insurance Fraud in the North Country
01/11/2010New York State Cracks Down on Unemployment Insurance Fraud in Western New York
01/11/2010New York State Cracks Down on Unemployment Insurance Fraud on Long Island
01/11/2010New York State Cracks Down on Unemployment Insurance Fraud in the Hudson Valley
01/10/2010Labor Department Encourages New Yorkers to Use Online Calculator to Determine Duration of Unemployment Benefits

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