Governor's Office of Employee Relations

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Governor's Office of Employee Relations
2 Empire State Plaza
Albany, New York 12223
General Info Telephone: (518) 473-3130

Organizational Directory

The Governor's Office of Employee Relations is comprised of four divisions under the leadership of the Director.

Organization Description Contact Information
Office of the Director
Michael N. Volforte, Director
Provides leadership in employee relations policy and negotiations management. Telephone: (518) 474-6988
Fax: (518) 486-7304
Contract, Negotiation, and Administration Division Negotiates and administers collective bargaining agreements with state employee unions. Administers benefits and work rules for Management/Confidential employees. Telephone: (518) 473-3130
Fax: (518) 486-7304
Counsel's Office Acts as the state's counsel in employee grievance and improper practice proceedings, provides legal support on labor relations matters to GOER's contract negotiation staff and state agency human resources practitioners. Telephone: (518) 474-4090
Fax: (518)-486-7304
Division for Administration
Dawn M. LaPointe, Administrative Officer
Provides financial and human resources management for GOER and the LMCs. Telephone: (518) 473-3467
Fax: (518) 473-6725

Additional Contact Information

Public Information Officer NYS Department of Civil Service
Albany, NY 12239
Telephone: (518) 457-9375
Accessibility Telephone: (518) 473-3467
Freedom of Information Law How to make a request under the Freedom of Information Law.

March 27, 2018