Issues: Labor

NYS Senate Westchester Delegation to Hold Hearings on Executive Budget for 2010-11

 

In an effort to more effectively advocate for the needs and concerns of their constituents, the five New York senators representing Westchester County will convene a public hearing to assess the priorities and impacts of Governor Paterson’s proposed SFY 2010-2011 budget on the residents, communities, organizations and elected officials of Westchester.  Senator Suzi Oppenheimer chairs the Westchester Senate delegation, which includes Senators Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Jeff Klein, Vincent Leibell, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins.

 

March 11, 2010
Read more...

Watch Senator Addabbo talk about his upcoming Job Fair on April 9, 2010

Come join Senator Addabbo at his second Job Fair on Friday, April 9, 2010 at Aqueduct Racetrack located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd in South Ozone Park. Call Pete in my district office at 718-738-1111 for more information.

March 10, 2010
Read more...

Senate Approves Members To Key Hospital, Transportation, Labor And Quality Of Care Boards

The New York State Senate confirmed 36 appointees to key boards today, including members to the New York State Department of Labor, Advisory Council to the Commission on Quality of Care & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, Board of Visitors of the Rochester Psychiatric Center, and Metropolitan Transportation Authority, among many other entities.

March 10, 2010
Read more...

Senator Addabbo Announces Job Fair on April 9th

Senator Joe Addabbo announces Job Fair for April 9th.

March 9, 2010
Read more...

Labor Dispute Silences Spanish at E-ZPass Center

Gotham Gazetteby Spencer Woodman

March 9, 2010
Read more...

2010 Labor Heroes Celebration

The Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation hosted their 4th Annual Labor Heroes Celebration on March 5th, 2010 at The Meadowbrook.  Pictured in this photograph is Paul Ellis-Graham, President of the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation, Robert Itzla on behalf of Senator John Bonacic, William Riccaldo, Executive Vice-President of the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation and Tony Cellini, Town of Thompson Supervisor.

March 8, 2010
Read more...

The Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation hosts their 4th Annual Labor Heroes Celebration

On March 5th, 2010 the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation hosted their 4th Annual Labor Heroes Celebration at The Meadowbrook in New Windsor, NY, to honor the outstanding contributions of labor activists and leaders in our region.

Pictured above are Tony Cellini, Town of Thompson Supervisor, Colleen C. Gardner, Acting NYS Labor Commissioner, Robert Itzla representing Senator John Bonacic, and Linda Cellini.

March 8, 2010
Read more...

Senator Savino and Union Members Protest Illegal Firings of 14 Union Supporters at E-Z Pass Call center and Demand Better Customer Service

Group Calls on MTA, Port Authority to Improve E-ZPass Customer Service and Reverse Illegal Firings

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Senator Diane J. Savino, Assemblywoman Janelle Hyer-Spencer, representatives from Assemblyman Matt Titone’s and Councilwoman Debi Rose’s office, stood today in front of the E-Z Pass call center to protest the recent firing of 14 E-Z Pass Workers and to demand better customer service for E-Z Pass customers.

March 5, 2010
Read more...
March 2, 2010
Read more...

Senate Ag Committee Holds Hearing on Farm Worker Bill

 

Aubertine: Legislature should focus on promoting agriculture, not adding mandates on farmers

 

ALBANY (March 1, 2010)—The New York State Senate’s Agriculture Committee held a public hearing today to gather testimony on the proposed Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act, after which Committee Chair Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine called for a pro-active agenda to grow our state’s agriculture industry.

March 1, 2010
Read more...

Statement by Senate Labor Committee Chairman George Onorato regarding the decision by the Workers' Compensation Board to delay implementation of its new "Managed Adjudication Path" program

News FromState Senator George OnoratoChairman, Senate Standing Committee on Labor

FOR RELEASE:  February 26, 2010 CONTACT: Janet K.Kash (518)455-3486  kash@senate.state.ny.us

STATEMENT BYSENATE LABOR COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN GEORGE ONORATO

February 26, 2010
Read more...

State Senator George Onorato, the Chairman of the State Senate Labor Committee, made the following statement following the Committee’s public hearing yesterday on the new “Managed Adjudication Path” program being pursued by the New York State Workers’

News FromState Senator George OnoratoChairman,  New York State Senate Standing Committee on Labor

For Release: February 25, 2010Contact: Janet K. Kash  (518)455-3486   kash@senate.state.ny.us

SENATE LABOR COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN URGESWORKERS’ COMPENSATION BOARD TO OBEY THE LAW AND ABANDON ITS NEW ADJUDICATION PROGRAM

February 25, 2010
Read more...

NYS Senate Standing Committee on Labor Public Hearing on "Managed Adjudication Path Program"

To study the Workers’ Compensation Board’s “Managed Adjudication Path” program and its impact on injured workers and employers in the workers’ compensation system.

February 24, 2010
Read more...

Senate Labor Committee To Hold Public Hearing On Workers' Compensation Board "Managed Adjudication Path" Program

New Program Permits Administrative Law Judges to Issue Proposed Decisions in Many Disputed Workers’ Compensation Cases Without Providing Employees or Employers With Prior Opportunity for Hearings

February 23, 2010
Read more...

Public Hearing: NYS Senate Standing Committee on Labor Public Hearing on "Managed Adjudication Path Program"

SUBJECT:  The New York State Workers' Compensation Board's "Managed Adjudication Path" program

PURPOSE:  To study the Workers' Compensation Board's "Managed Adjudication Path" program and its impact on injured workers and employers in the workers' compensation system.

February 19, 2010
Read more...

Senator Robach Announces Job Initiative Program

On Thursday, February 18th, Senator Robach announced a new jobs initiative program designed to improve New York’s business climate, reduce taxes, and help employers create new jobs for workers across the State.  Joining Senator Robach for the announcement was Todd Hockenberger, Corporate Vice President, PGM Corporation; Sandy Parker, President and CEO of the Rochester Business Alliance; Jodie Perry, President and CEO, Greece Chamber of Commerce; and Matt Hurlbutt, Managing Director, Business Development.

February 19, 2010
Read more...

Senator Robach Introduces New Jobs Initiative Program

02/18/2010 04:24 PM

Senator Robach Introduces New Jobs Initiative Program

 

By: Yevette Collins

 

Senator Robach Introduces New Jobs Initiative Program

New York Senator Joe Robach introduced a new jobs initiative program at PGM Corporation in Rochester Thursday afternoon.

 

The senator said the proposal focuses on four key components: cap on state spending, job creation tax credit, small business tax freedom plan, and a red tape moratorium plan.

 

February 19, 2010
Read more...
Syndicate content