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|May 28, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 10, 2014||referred to civil service and pensions|
senate Bill S6304
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6304 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Civil Service Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §209, Civ Serv L
S6304 - Summary
Requires the New York state power authority and its employees to submit all unresolvable contract negotiations to binding arbitration.
S6304 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6304 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil service law, in relation to mandatory arbitration PURPOSE: Include the New York Power Authority in the provisions relating to compulsory arbitration to resolve impasses in collective negotiations. 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 relate to compulsory arbitration to resolve impasses in collective negotiations between an MIA public employer and a public employee organization certified or recognized to represent employees of such MIA public employer. This bill would add employees of the New York Power Authority to those who receive such benefits. 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.
S6304 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6304 I N S E N A T E January 10, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to mandatory arbi- tration THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 5 of section 209 of the civil service law, as added by chapter 929 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows: (a) In the event that the board certifies that a voluntary resolution of the contract negotiations between either (i) the New York city trans- it authority (hereinafter referred to as TA-public employer) and the public employee organization certified or recognized to represent the majority of employees of such TA-public employer, or (ii) the metropol- itan transportation authority, including its subsidiaries, the New York city transit authority, including its subsidiary, and the Triborough bridge and tunnel authority (all hereinafter referred to as MTA-public employer) and a public employee organization certified or recognized to represent employees of such MTA-public employer not subject to the jurisdiction of the Federal Railway Labor Act and not subject to the provisions of subparagraph (i) [hereof] OF THIS PARAGRAPH, which has made an election pursuant to paragraph (f) of this subdivision, OR (III) THE NEW YORK STATE POWER AUTHORITY AND THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION CERTIFIED OR RECOGNIZED TO REPRESENT THE EMPLOYEES OF SUCH POWER AUTHOR- ITY, cannot be effected, or upon the joint request of the TA-public employer [or], the MTA-public employer (hereinafter jointly referred to as public employer) OR THE POWER AUTHORITY-PUBLIC EMPLOYER and any such affected employee organization, such board shall refer the dispute to a public arbitration panel, consisting of one member appointed by the public employer, one member appointed by the employee organization and one public member appointed jointly by the public employer and employee organization who shall be selected within ten days after receipt by the board of a petition for creation of the arbitration panel. If either party fails to designate its member to the public arbitration panel, the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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