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State Labor Relations

See state employee union contracts, bargaining units and salary schedules, resources for Management/Confidential employees, and more.

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State Employee Resources

Information on state employee benefits and resources, attendance and leave, travel, and more.

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Training & Development

Find training and development programs, tuition benefits, and SLMS for state employees.

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GOER Information

Learn about GOER and the Taylor Law. View our agency directory and FAQs.


The Employer Contribution is Now Available for the 2017 Plan Year
The Dependent Care Advantage Account (DCAAccount) Employer Contribution will be available for the 2017 plan year. Executive Branch state agency employees who are M/C or represented by CSEA, PEF, UUP, Council 82, DC-37, GSEU, NYSCOPBA, or are employed by the Legislature are eligible for the DCAAccount Employer Contribution. Employees of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, ERDA, and EFC are also eligible for the Employer Contribution. To take advantage of the Employer Contribution, for the 2017 plan year, employees must enroll in the DCAAccount by the close of open enrollment. Open enrollment ends at midnight Monday November 7, 2016. Visit for complete details and Employer Contribution Rates.

PEF-represented employees may still apply for qualifying education expenses under these PSTP reimbursement programs.

Statewide Learning and Development Series
The Governor's Office of Employee Relations, in conjunction with the New York State Learning Alliance, is offering a series of classes to meet the ongoing training and professional development needs of NYS employees. Download the September - December 2016 Statewide Learning and Development Series catalog for course descriptions, the schedule of classes, and enrollment information.


Updated: October 20, 2016