State Employee Resources
State employees have access to benefits and programs on a variety of topics including attendance and leave, health, careers, training, balancing work/life balance, pre-tax savings, and retirement.
An overview of state employee benefits, work rules, and policies.
Equal Employment Opportunity Rights and Responsibilities – A Handbook for Employees of New York State Agencies
Information for New York State employees on their rights and responsibilities under state and federal law with respect to equal employment opportunity.
Employee Benefit Programs
Links to information about the employee benefit programs available to state employees.
Attendance and Leave
Links to Department of Civil Services website containing the attendance and leave manual, attendance rules, and other information about leave benefits for classified service Executive branch state employees.
Links to list of official state holidays for classified service employees in the Executive Branch who are subject to the Attendance Rules.
Links to travel calculators provided by GOER, and from the Office of the State Comptroller and Office of General Services websites, including the travel manual and travel reimbursement rates.
Voluntary Reduction in Work Schedule
Voluntary Reduction in Work Schedule (VRWS) allows M/C employees and employees represented PEF and CSEA to trade income for time off. Links to guidelines and forms.
Workers' Compensation is insurance that provides cash benefits and medical care for state employees who become disabled because of an injury or illness related to their job.
Computer Workstation Ergonomics
Links to Recommendations for an Agency Policy on Computer Workstation Ergonomics, a manual that provides guidance to NYS agencies on computer ergonomics.
Safety and Health
Links to a series of informative articles on a variety of safety and health topics.