COVID-19 & the New York Department of Labor’s Required Information

By April 30, 2020COVID-19

The New York Department of Labor stated that employers are required by law to provide certain information to their associates to help them complete their unemployment applications.

 The state advises all New York employers should provide the below information to their associates have been impacted by COVID-19.  The state would like for all employers to provide this information to ensure that they comply with their legal obligations and to facilitate timely processing of unemployment applications.

  1. NYS Employer Registration Number
  2. Employer Identification Number
  3. Employer Name
  4. Employer Address

Employers may use Form IA 12.3 to provide this information to their employees. This form can be found here:


Our office will monitor COVID-19 updates closely and will send out additional announcements as we become aware of any updates. You can also review these updates on our website at too.

Please reach out to your representative with any questions.

Mike Parker

Author Mike Parker

Mike has 30 years of experience in unemployment cost control management, and has been with Thomas & Company for 25 years. He is the primary contact with state agencies building strong relationships, lobbying for opportunities that increase quality of service and efficiencies, and insuring compliance with state specific requirements. He works with the client service team, answering technical questions related to the unemployment insurance programs administered by the individual states and oversees the processes associated with wage audits and fraudulent claim inquiries. Mike is a member of the SIDES Operations Committee and currently sits on four Operations Committee subcommittees.

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