Providing Agricultural Employment Services in the NYS Career Centers (video)
Job Order Tracker is a tool for assisting job seeking customers looking for jobs in agriculture. This tool does not replace the importance of job matching services via OSOS. The Job Order Tracker gives the Job Order number which can be entered in OSOS to obtain additional information about that job.
The New York Farm Jobs Bulletin contains non-H-2A jobs in agriculture. The job descriptions are provided in English and in Spanish. The bulletin can be found on our Services for Agricultural Workers page. The link to that page is something that could be shared with farmworkers who are visiting a career center.
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.
In accordance with 20 CFR 658.410, the New York State Department of Labor, Division of Employment and Workforce Solutions (DEWS) is required to establish and maintain a uniform system for accepting, investigating, resolving, and referring complaints and apparent violations through the Employment Services (ES) program. This manual was developed for NYS Workforce Boards, Career Centers and Division of Immigrant Policies and Affairs (DIPA); it outlines federal guidelines for handling ES related and Employment-related law complaints. There are two types of complaints handled by the ES Complaint System; ES related, and Employment-related law. This manual provides the guiding policy specific to the ES Complaint System. Complaints against Unemployment Insurance (UI), Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title 1 programs or complaints by veterans are handled in accordance with their respective regulations.
What is a Complaint?
A complaint is a representation made or referred to a State or ES office of an alleged violation of the ES regulations and/or other Federal laws enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) or Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), as well as other Federal, State, or local agencies enforcing employment-related law.
Who may file a complaint?
Any individual, employer, organization, association or other entity may file a complaint.
InterviewStream is a video practice interviewing website that is available to customers being served by workforce professionals. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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
The SEAP offers the opportunity for eligible UI claimants to work full-time on starting a business, while receiving weekly Unemployment Insurance benefits even if their business earns money. However, the eligible claimants must apply to the SEAP, receive a written SEAP approval letter before they can start or operate their business and meet the mandated entrepreneurial training and counseling requirements. The SEAP eligibility and program requirements.
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
On September 28, 2015, the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Reauthorization Act of 2015, went into effect continuing the TAA program for six years, and changing the group eligibility requirements and individual benefits and services available under the Trade Adjustment Assistance program since January 1, 2014. For more information on the new program established by this law, click here http://labor.ny.gov/formsdocs/factsheets/pdfs/p827.pdf
IMPORTANT! TAA petitions that were denied certification between January 1, 2014 – June 28, 2015 will be re-examined by the United States Department of Labor. You can view updated petition status information here: http://www.doleta.gov/tradeact/taa/taa_search_form.cfm
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:
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