|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to labor|
|Jan 11, 2017||referred to labor|
assembly Bill A1223
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
N. Nick Perry
Jo Anne Simon
A1223 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Labor
- Law Section:
- Labor Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§160, 161, 220, 511, 564, 651, 674 & 701, add §163-a, Lab L; amd §225, Pub Health L; amd §§3, 51, 120, 201, add §110-b, Work Comp L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
A1223 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Enacts the farmworkers fair labor practices act: grants collective bargaining rights to farm laborers; requires employers of farm laborers to allow at least 24 consecutive hours of rest each week; provides for an 8 hour work day for farm laborers; requires overtime rate at one and one-half times normal rate… (view more) makes provisions of unemployment insurance law applicable to farm laborers; provides sanitary code shall apply to all farm and food processing labor camps intended to house migrant workers, regardless of the number of occupants; provides for eligibility of farm laborers for workers' compensation benefits; requires employers of farm laborers to provide such farm laborers with claim forms for workers' compensation claims under certain conditions; requires reporting of injuries to employers of farmworkers.
A1223 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1223 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 11, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. NOLAN, GOTTFRIED, O'DONNELL, PERRY, COOK, COLTON, JAFFEE, DINOWITZ, GLICK, AUBRY, FAHY, ROZIC, HUNTER, SEPULVEDA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CUSICK, GALEF, SIMON, WEINSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to granting collective bargaining rights to farm laborers and allowing farm workers one day of rest each week and including farm laborers within the provisions pertaining to overtime compensation and unemployment insurance; to amend the public health law, in relation to the application of the sanitary code to all farm and food processing labor camps for migrant workers; to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to the eligibility of farm laborers for workers' compensation benefits and the provision of claim forms to farm laborers injured in the course of employment and in relation to service as farm laborers; and to amend the labor law, in relation to labor on a farm and regulating the employment of certain employees whose earning capacity is affected or impaired by youth or age THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "the farmwork- ers fair labor practices act". § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 701 of the labor law, as amended by chapter 43 of the laws of 1989, is amended to read as follows: (a) The term "employees" includes but is not restricted to any indi- vidual employed by a labor organization; any individual whose employment has ceased as a consequence of, or in connection with, any current labor dispute or because of any unfair labor practice, and who has not obtained any other regular and substantially equivalent employment; and shall not be limited to the employees of a particular employer, unless the article explicitly states otherwise, but shall not include any indi- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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