NYS Department of Labor -
Layoff Aversion Pilot Program


The Labor Department, along with a number of public and private partners, are working together on a downstate pilot program called NY-ASSET, aimed at helping businesses in distress isolate problems, find solutions, retain their workforce and avoid closure.  Services include, but are not limited to, turnaround assistance, access to capital, production assistance, HR consultation and marketing. 


Businesses located in New York City and Long Island that are from the Manufacturing, Construction, Wholesale and Transportation sectors are currently eligible. 


NYS Department of Labor

New York City

Fay Morales
10 Metro Tech, 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780-9450

Long Island

Jonni Urquhart
160 S. Ocean Avenue
Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 687-4857

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