senate Bill S6756

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to additional considerations for public arbitration panels relating to certain employees of the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel

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Mar 06, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions

S6756 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9007
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §209, Civ Serv L

S6756 - Bill Texts

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Establishes public arbitration panels that shall take into consideration for employees of the Triborough bridge and tunnel authority who are employed as bridge and tunnel officers and are peace officers, a comparison of peculiarities in regard to other trades or professions.

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BILL NUMBER:S6756

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil service law, in relation to
the resolution of disputes in the course of collective negotiations
for employees of the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority who are
employed as bridge and tunnel officers

PURPOSE:

To require an arbitration panel to consider qualifications and
training requirements fox Bridge and Tunnel Officers.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Amends § 209.5 of the civil service law by adding a new subdivision,
209.5 d-VI.

JUSTIFICATION:

Currently, there are no provisions in the civil service law 209.5,
that spell out the specific qualifications and training requirements
for Bridge and Tunnel Officers. By adding this new subdivision 209.5
d--VI, the panel will consider the special training the officers
receive.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New Bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6756

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 the resolution  of
  disputes in the course of collective negotiations for employees of the
  Triborough  Bridge and Tunnel Authority who are employed as bridge and
  tunnel officers

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph (d) 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:
  (d)  Such  panel  shall  make  a  just and reasonable determination of
matters in dispute. In arriving at such determination, the  panel  shall
specify  the basis for its findings, taking into consideration, in addi-
tion to any other relevant factors, the following:
  (i) comparison of the wages, hours, fringe  benefits,  conditions  and
characteristics  of  employment  of the public employees involved in the
impasse proceeding with the wages, hours,  fringe  benefits,  conditions
and  characteristics of employment of other employees performing similar
work and other employees generally in public or  private  employment  in
New York city or comparable communities;
  (ii)  the  overall  compensation paid to the employees involved in the
impasse proceeding, including direct  wage  compensation,  overtime  and
premium  pay,  vacations,  holidays  and  other excused time, insurance,
pensions,  medical  and  hospitalization  benefits,  food  and   apparel
furnished, and all other benefits received;
  (iii)  the impact of the panel's award on the financial ability of the
public employer to pay, on  the  present  fares  and  on  the  continued
provision of services to the public;
  (iv)  changes  in  the average consumer prices for goods and services,
commonly known as the cost of living;
  (v) the interest and welfare of the public; [and]
  (vi) FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE AND TUNNEL  AUTHORITY  WHO
ARE  EMPLOYED  AS BRIDGE AND TUNNEL OFFICERS AND ARE DESIGNATED AS PEACE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14276-01-4

S. 6756                             2

OFFICERS PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWENTY OF SECTION 2.10 OF THE  CRIMINAL
PROCEDURE  LAW, SHALL USE COMPARISON OF PECULIARITIES IN REGARD TO OTHER
TRADES OR PROFESSIONS, INCLUDING SPECIFICALLY, (1)  HAZARDS  OF  EMPLOY-
MENT;  (2)  PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS; (3) EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS; (4)
MENTAL QUALIFICATIONS; AND (5) JOB TRAINING AND SKILLS; AND
  (VII) such other factors as are normally and customarily considered in
the determination of wages, hours, fringe  benefits  and  other  working
conditions in collective negotiations or impasse panel proceedings.
  S  2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that the amend-
ments to paragraph (d) of subdivision 5 of  section  209  of  the  civil
service law made by section one of this act shall not affect the expira-
tion of such subdivision and shall be deemed to expire therewith.

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