N.Y. Labor Law Section 540
Information about assistance programs


The commissioner shall establish procedures whereby each person who files a claim for unemployment insurance pursuant to § 596 (Claim filing, registration, and reporting)section five hundred ninety-six of this article, shall receive information about the supplemental nutrition assistance program provided by the office of temporary and disability assistance pursuant to subdivision six of Social Services Law § 95-A (State food stamp outreach program)section ninety-five-a of the social services law, the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children provided by the department of health under Public Health Law § 2507 (Special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children)section twenty-five hundred seven of the public health law, and the utility assistance and rental and mortgage assistance programs available through the division of housing and community renewal and the office of temporary and disability assistance. The commissioner shall also provide information about such programs on the department’s website. Such information shall be prominently displayed and easily accessible by individuals filing a claim or certifying for unemployment benefits.

Source: Section 540 — Information about assistance programs, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/LAB/540 (updated Jan. 19, 2024; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

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Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Jan. 19, 2024

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