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Debarment Information

New York State Labor Law sets a five-year ban on bidding or award of public work projects to:

  • Contractors
  • Sub-contractors
  • Successors
  • Substantially owned or affiliated entity
  • who have been debarred for violations of Article 8 or Article 9.

    Workers' Compensation Law prohibits for one year for each violation any:
  • Person
  • Entity substantially owned by that person 
  • from bidding on or being awarded any public work contract or subcontract with:

  • The State
  • Any municipal corporation
  • Any public body
  • The ban is five years for each felony conviction.

    For any questions regarding entries by Workers' Compensation on the debarred list, please call 1-866-546-9322.

    Find comprehensive information on debarred contractors / employers who cannot bid on or be awarded public work contracts, by searching the Debarred Employers database.  If searching by Employer Name, first find the name on the Article 8 and Article 9 PDF and then enter it in the Employer Name field, exactly as it appears on the PDF list.

    PDF / Printer Friendly Versions of Current NYSDOL Public Work Debarred Lists  Article 8 and Article 9 

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