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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to labor|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to labor|
senate Bill S1936
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S1936 - Details
S1936 - Summary
Relates to developing and implementing programs to prevent workplace violence in public schools.
S1936 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1936 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to developing and implementing programs to prevent workplace violence in public schools PURPOSE: This bill amends section 27-b of the Labor Law to include public schools within the provisions of current law designed to require public employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: An amendment is made within section 27-b of the Labor law. EXISTING LAW: In 2006, public schools were excluded as an 'employer' based on an established amendment within the Labor law. Since public schools are excluded as an employer, they do not have to develop and implement workplace violence protection programs. JUSTIFICATION: Workplace violence is an increasingly visible element in today's workplaces. This bill would assist both employers and employees in ensuring a safe work environment. Workplace violence is now one of the leading causes of death on the job in the united States and the leading cause of workplace fatalities for women. Enactment of this bill would require school districts, with at
S1936 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1936 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to developing and implement- ing programs to prevent workplace violence in public schools THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 27-b of the labor law, as amended by chapter 504 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: a. "Employer" means: (1) the state; (2) a political subdivision of the state[, provided, however that this subdivision shall not mean any employer as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one-a of the educa- tion law]; (3) a public authority, a public benefit corporation, or any other governmental agency or instrumentality thereof; and (4) an author- ized agency as defined in paragraph (a) of subdivision ten of section three hundred seventy-one of the social services law that accepts chil- dren adjudicated delinquent under article three of the family court act. S 2. The provisions of this act shall not diminish the rights of employees pursuant to any law, rule, regulation or collective bargaining agreement. S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate- ly, the addition, amendment, and/or repeal of any rule, regulation or guideline necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized and directed to be made and completed on or before such date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04962-01-3
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