The NYS Department of Labor has asked that we share the following reminder to NYS employers of their responsibilities to provide certain information to employees that have been laid off:

Required Information to Employees Impacted by COVID-19

Immediate action required: In order to ensure that you are complying with your legal obligations, and to facilitate the timely processing of unemployment insurance benefits applications, the New York State Department of Labor is directing all New York State employers to provide the following information to each of your employees whose work schedule and/or employment status has been impacted as a result of COVID-19 related issues.

Employer Information:

  • NYS Employer Registration Number
  • Federal Employer Identification Number
  • Employer Name
  • Employer Address

Please make sure that all relevant employees, including those who have already been impacted by COVID-19, are promptly provided this information. You may use Form IA 12.3 to provide this information to your employees.