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
Reemployment Guidance Letter No. 1- Procedure for Rescheduling and Identifying Reportable Unemployment Insurance (UI) Issues Relating to UI Customers’ Appointments in the Career Center.
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
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:
President Obama signed the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2011 (TAAEA) on October 23, 2011. This created a new benefit structure under the Trade Act. Petitions submitted since TAAEA's ratification will have petition numbers 81,000 and higher. Petitions numbered 80,000 - 80,999 will generally be covered by TAAEA as well.
President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("Recovery Act") on February 17, 2009. The Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 (TGAA), part of the Recovery Act made changes to the TAA program, and sunset in February 2011. Workers certified under TGAA will be associated with petitions numbered 70,000 - 79,999 and receive benefits under the TGAA benefit structure.
Petitions covered under the Trade Act of 1974, as amended in 2002: Number 69,999 and below.
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