senate Bill S1408

Extends the effectiveness of certain provisions of law relating to the resolution of labor disputes

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 29 / Jan / 2009
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 26 / May / 2009
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.431
  • 27 / May / 2009
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 01 / Jun / 2009
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 02 / Jun / 2009
    • SUBSTITUTED BY A2782

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2782
Versions:
S1408
Legislative Cycle:
2009-2010
Law Section:
Taxation

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER: S1408

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend chapter 929 of the laws of 1986 amending the tax law
and other laws relating to the metropolitan transportation authority,
in relation to extending certain provisions thereof applicable to the
resolution of labor disputes


PURPOSE :
Extends to July 1, 2011, the provisions relating to compulsory
arbitration to resolve impasses in collective negotiations between the
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). MTA New York City Transit
or the MTA Bridges and Tunnels and employee organizations.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :
Amends Section 45 of Chapter 929 of the Laws of 1986.

JUSTIFICATION :
Current provisions of Chapter 929 of the Laws of 1986 relating to
compulsory arbitration to resolve impasses in collective negotiations
between an MTA public employer and a public employee organization
certified or recognized to represent employees of such MTA public
employer will expire on July 1, 2007. Compulsory arbitration has
allowed the people of New York to enjoy uninterrupted service. All
evaluations of the effects of this law have been positive and have
advocated the continuation of this process.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
Chapter 929 of the Laws of 1986, most recently extending by Chapter 46
of the Laws of 2005.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
Immediately.
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