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2009-2010 Report of the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Labor

This report reviews the accomplishments of the Senate Labor Committee during the 2009 and 2010 legislative sessions, including the approval of landmark legislation to protect construction workers, domestic workers, and low-wage workers. Please see the report, below, for information on the Labor Committee's activities over the past two years.

File: 
Labor Committee Report 2009-2010.pdf

December 22, 2010
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Legislation Sponsored by Senator Onorato to Protect "Innocent Bystanders" During Strikes Signed Into Law by Governor

NEWS FROM State Senator George OnoratoChairman, New York State Senate Labor Committee

FOR RELEASE:  July 27, 2010CONTACT:  Janet K. Kash  (518)455-3486   kash@senate.state.ny.us

LEGISLATION SPONSORED BY SENATOR ONORATO TO PROTECT “INNOCENT BYSTANDERS” DURING STRIKES SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR

New Law Will Provide Timely Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Workers Who are Not Participating in a Strike, but Who Still Lose Their Jobs

July 27, 2010
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Legislation to Crack Down on Employee Misclassification in the Construction Industry Approved by New York State Senate and Assembly

NEWS FROMState Senator George OnoratoChairman, New York State SenateStanding Committee on Labor

FOR RELEASE:  June 30, 2010CONTACT:  Janet K. Kash  (518)455-3486  kash@senate.state.ny.us

LEGISLATION TO CRACK DOWN ON EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATIONIN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRYAPPROVED BY NEW YORK STATE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

July 1, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor Senator George Onorato, Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, June 7, 2010 Room 309 LOB

June 7, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor Senator George Onorato, Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, May 17, 2010 Room 309 LOB

The Committee will consider the following nominations: Loren D. Lobban, as a Member of the Workers' Compensation Board Samuel G. Williams, as a Member of the Workers' Compensation Board

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May 17, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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State Senate Passes Resolution Urging Metropolitan Transportation Authority to Seek Alternatives to Station Agent Lay-Offs

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New York State Senator George Onorato

Chairman, New York State Senate Labor Committee

FOR RELEASE:  May 6, 2010CONTACT: Janet K. Kash  (518)455-3486    kash@senate.state.ny.us

STATE SENATE PASSES RESOLUTION URGING METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY TO SEEK ALTERNATIVES TO STATION AGENT LAY-OFFS

May 6, 2010
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Senator Onorato Urges Local Women in Need of Breast Cancer Screening to Look into No-Cost Mammogram Event

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New York State Senator George Onorato

FOR RELEASE:  May 4, 2010CONTACT:  Janet K. Kash  (518)455-3486  kash@senate.state.ny.us

SENATOR ONORATO URGES LOCAL WOMEN IN NEED OF BREAST CANCER SCREENING TO LOOK INTO NO-COST MAMMOGRAM EVENT

American-Italian Cancer Foundation and Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House are Sponsoring Mobile Mammography Van Program on May 20

May 6, 2010
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Nominate a Veteran for the Veterans Hall Fame

The Senate has a Veterans Hall Of Fame, and each Senator can honor a veteran from his or her district. If you know a veteran who should be honored, fill out the form below and it will be submitted to his or her Senator for review.

Nominees will be submitted to your Senator, or Senator in whose district the veteran resides, for review and final selection.

Click here for more info.

May 3, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor Senator George Onorato, Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, May 3, 2010 Room 309 LOB

The Committee will consider the following nomination: Jeffrey R. Cassidy, as a Member of the Industrial Board of Appeals

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May 3, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor Senator George Onorato, Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, April 12, 2010 Room 309 LOB

April 12, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Senator Onorato Urges MTA Chairman To Find Alternatives To Layoffs of 500 Subway Station Employees

News FromNew York State Senator George OnoratoChairman, Senate Committee on LaborFOR RELEASE: March 26, 2010CONTACT:  Janet K. Kash  (518)455-3486  kash@senate.state.ny.us

SENATOR ONORATO URGES MTA CHAIRMAN TO FIND ALTERNATIVES TO

LAYOFFS OF 500 SUBWAY STATION EMPLOYEES

March 26, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor Senator George Onorato, Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, March 15, 2010 Room 309 LOB

March 15, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor Senator George Onorato, Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, February 22, 2010 Room 309 LOB

February 22, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Public Hearing: 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, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Onorato Criticizes Worker's Compensation Board For Going Forward With Digital-Audio Recording Pilot Program

NEWS FROMSTATE SENATOR GEORGE ONORATOChairman, New York State Senate Committee on Labor

FOR RELEASE: February 3, 2010CONTACT:  Janet K. Kash  (518)455-3486  kash@senate.state.ny.us

SENATOR ONORATO CRITICIZES WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BOARD FOR GOING FORWARD WITH DIGITAL-AUDIO RECORDING PILOT PROGRAM

February 3, 2010
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LEGISLATION TO CRACK DOWN ON EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATION

NEWS FROMState Senator George OnoratoChairman, New York State SenateStanding Committee on Labor

FOR RELEASE:  February 1, 2010CONTACT:  Janet K. Kash  (518)455-3486  kash@senate.state.ny.us

LEGISLATION TO CRACK DOWN ON EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATIONAPPROVED BY NEW YORK STATE SENATE LABOR COMMITTEE

February 1, 2010
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