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Links for New York State Employees

NYS Governor's Office of Employee Relations
GOER provides access to the negotiated agreements between the State and its public employee unions, and provides additional employee relations resources.
Orientation to Employment in the Empire State
The orientation handbook is a one-stop resource provided by GOER for information on the civil service system, employee benefits, leave time, and more.
GOER Training & Development
GOER'S Workforce & Organizational Development Unit provides learning opportunities to New York State employees.
StateJobsNY
Prospective State employees on a Civil Service list and current State employees looking for a new position can search and browse through New York State career opportunities at StateJobsNY.
NYS Department of Civil Service
The Department of Civil Service administers the New York State Civil Service Law as it governs the appointment, promotion, and transfer of personnel and administers health, dental, accident, and life insurance programs covering State employees and retirees.
New York State and Local Retirement System
The Retirement System's web site provides information to members, retirees, and employers.
NYS Deferred Compensation Plan
The NYSDCP is a voluntary retirement savings plan that provides quality investment options, investment educational programs, and related services to help State employees achieve their retirement savings goals.

EAP Self-Help Resources

The NYS Employee Assistance Program has compiled self-help links in a number of categories:

More New York State Agencies

New York State Home Page
The central location for e-government in the State of New York.
NYS Office of Alcohol & Substance Abuse Services
OASAS offers toll-free helplines, treatment services, and information on the prevention of substance abuse.
NYS Office of Children & Family Services
OCFS has wide-ranging responsibilities for the provision of services to children, youth, families, and vulnerable adults.
NYS Department of Health
"Information for a Healthy New York." Includes health services for the general public.
NYS Office for the Aging
Find information concerning services and programs for older adults.

U.S. Government Links

FirstGov.gov
"The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal."
GovBenefits.gov
"Your Benefits Connection."

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