Issues: Labor

Pension Abuse Reform Bill Moves Through Legislature

Griffo-Sponsored Pension Abuse Reform Bill Wins Final Legislative Approval

June 23, 2011
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Kennedy ‘Green’ Jobs Bill Passes Legislature, Will Help New York Capitalize on Clean Energy Economy

Jobs Legislation Moves to Governor’s Desk for Signature

ALBANY, N.Y. – Sen. Timothy M. Kennedy (D-58th District) announced today that legislation he sponsored to create jobs by developing a workforce for the state’s emerging “green” economy has passed both houses of the Legislature and is now headed to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk for his signature.

June 21, 2011
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Squadron Bill to Bring Benefit Corps to New York Unanimously Passes Senate

 

Senator Squadron: New Type of Corporation Will Unlock Billions in Investments for New York

Bill Would Make New York Largest State With B-Corps, Creating 'Silicon Valley' of Mission-Driven Companies

June 20, 2011
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Senator Robach Recognizes June as Young Workers' Safety Month

LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  recognizing  June 2011 as Young Workers' Safety

 Month in the State of New York

 WHEREAS, Employment is a valuable part of a young person's learning  and

 development; and

 WHEREAS,  This  June,  thousands  of  New  York's  young  workers will

 commence their summer jobs, joining the more  than  four  million  young

 workers who are employed in the United States each year; and

 WHEREAS,  Young  workers  are  more likely to be injured while working

 than are adults, and  nationwide  approximately  150,000  young  workers

June 17, 2011
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A Step Toward Equal Pay

The following was penned by Senator Liz Krueger and New York Women's Agenda & Equal Pay Coalition NYC

The United States has always been a beacon of democracy. And as Americans, we take pride in our basic principles that are rooted in the democratic notions of freedom and equality. Yes, injustices persist, and we continue to fight and break down barriers that prevent access to basic rights. But what happens when these problems are kept well hidden and are not as easy to identify or expose?

June 16, 2011
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6/14/2011: Supporting Rent Control

On June 14, 2011 Senator Shirley L.

June 14, 2011
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CAREER EXPO A SUCCESS

Hundreds gain job advice to landing the perfect job

Nearly 300 Oswego County residents joined Senator Patty Ritchie at her first-ever Career and Resource Expo that linked employers and job-counseling agencies with individuals looking for a job, a new career, or just seeking to boost their job-search skills.

Senator Ritchie’s Career and Resource Expo, held Thursday at the Fulton War Memorial, was jointly sponsored by Fulton Mayor Ron Woodward, United Way of Oswego County, SUNY Oswego’s Business Development Center, the Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce and Workforce New York.

June 10, 2011
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Announcement From NYS Senator Eric Adams: JOB FAIR

Youth America, Inc., in partnership with NYS Senator Eric Adams, hosted a job fair on June 9, 2011, in the 20th senatorial district to provide employment opportunities for local residents. 

The economic collapse that occurred three years ago still affects thousands of New Yorkers, and the high unemployment rate generates distress for individuals and families at every level. Over 40 employers participated in this job fair, which provided a host of employment opportunities for many jobless New Yorkers.  At last year's job fair, numerous individuals were hired on the spot and many received opportunities for second interviews that led to meaningful employment. 

June 9, 2011
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June 7, 2011
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50 BUSINESSES, AGENCIES AT CAREER EXPO THURSDAY

Fulton Event Can Help CNYers Find New Careers

State Senator Patty Ritchie’s Career and Resource Expo on Thursday will feature 50 businesses and agencies looking to help Central New Yorkers find new careers.

“With the economy picking up, companies are starting to hire,” Senator Ritchie said. “This event will help people reentering the job market, high school and college grads and folks who are looking for new careers to see what’s available in the greater Oswego area.”

June 7, 2011
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Senator Parker Jobs Fair on CBS 2 News

State Senator Kevin Parker in partnership with Penda Aiken, Inc. hosted his 4th Annual Job Fair which featured more than 25 federal, state, private and non-profit companies.  Some of the hiring entities participating included: United Parcel Service, City University of New York (CUNY), Time Warner Cable, St. Francis College, Securitas Security Services USA, Inc., Partners in Care, FDNY, United States Customs Border Police,  New York State Department of Corrections, Visiting Nurse Services of New York and .

June 6, 2011
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STATEMENT BY NYS SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR. ON TODAY’S OPENING OF RESORTS WORLD NEW YORK JOB CENTER

Queens, NY, June 6, 2011NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), released the following statement on today’s opening of the Resorts World New York Job Center:    

June 6, 2011
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor Senator Joseph E. Robach, Chair 10:30 AM, Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Room 124 CAP

June 7, 10:30 AM - 10:36 AM
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Getting New Yorkers Back to Work: Senate Dems Unveil “Workforce Reinvestment Plan”

Senate Dems Unveil “Workforce Reinvestment Plan” that Uses Budgetary Savings to Support Job Creation and Unemployment Protection(Albany, NY) With just nine days left in the legislative session, Senate Democrats are urging immediate action to get New York working again - announcing a workforce reinvestment plan to spur job creation and strengthen protections for the unemployed. After leading the charge to make New York more affordable by tackling rising housing and energy costs, Senate Democrats set their sights on rebuilding the economy through increased employment opportunities and common-sense unemployment protections.

June 2, 2011
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SENATOR RITCHIE TO HOST CAREER, RESOURCE EXPO IN FULTON

Event will pair employers and agencies to get Oswego County residents hired

State Senator Patty Ritchie today announced that she is teaming with Central New York employers and agencies to host a Career and Resource Expo with the goal of allowing more Oswego County residents to hear the words, “You’re Hired!”

The first-of-its-kind event will be held on Thursday, June 9, from 2 pm to 6 pm, at the Fulton War Memorial, on West Broadway, and will feature over 40 agencies and employers from the region, including businesses who are ready to hire.

May 27, 2011
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Senator Perkins with members of DC37

Senator Perkins with members of DC37 in the convention center at Albany during a DC37 advocacy rally.

May 26, 2011
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor Senator Joseph E. Robach, Chair 11:30 AM, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 Room 804 LOB

May 24, 11:30 AM - 11:33 AM
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