Darrel J. Aubertine's posts related to Labor

Aubertine Hosts Agriculture Roundtable in Waddington


Agriculture Chair Concludes Fall/Winter Tour with discussion on dairy, farm labor

WADDINGTON (December 11, 2009)—State Senate Agriculture Chair Darrel J. Aubertine today met with a large group of farmers and agriculture representatives to discuss the issues facing our state’s farmers and the direction of agriculture policy in New York State.


Facts Vs. Myth on Farm Worker Legislation

New York Farm Bureau Video using footage from November 19 Agriculture Committee Public Hearing in Watertown, NY.

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.


Farmers Applaud Ag Committee Vote on Labor Bill


Farmers thank Sen. Aubertine for his leadership working with the committee to ‘do the right thing’


Ag Committee Votes Up Mandate Relief, Down Farm Labor Act


Aubertine: Today’s votes are votes in support of farmers, farm workers and consumers in NY



Aubertine: Reconstituted Farmworker Bill Skirts Process to the Detriment of Farmers, Farm Workers, Consumers


ALBANY (May 12, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said today that with the reintroduction of the Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act, which is identical but for cosmetic changes to the bill defeated in the Agriculture Committee last month, he will as chair of the committee fight any attempt to subvert the legislative process that the previous bill went through.


Senate Shows Support for Farmers, Votes Down Labor Bill


Vote reflects Aubertine’s work to show colleagues how bill would undercut state’s top industry

ALBANY (August 3, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said today that the open and public debate on farm worker legislation over the past year has brought to light the damage this legislation would have on New York State’s farms. As a result, the bill was defeated on the floor of the Senate today.