Q. How does a public employer join NYSHIP?

A. NYSHIP requires your governing body to pass a formal resolution to join The Empire Plan. Call Mary Frye, Director of Employee Insurance Programs, Employee Benefits Division of the NYS Department of Civil Service, at 518-485-1771 for details. You may also find helpful information on this web site by choosing Interested in Joining NYSHIP? under the Benefit Programs button on the home page.