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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to labor|
|Feb 19, 2019||referred to labor|
senate Bill S3843
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3843 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Labor
- Law Section:
- Labor Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§2, 161, 564 & 674, add §163-a, Lab L; amd §201, Work Comp L
S3843 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the "farmworkers' fair labor practices act" which allows certain farm laborers to take a minimum of one day of rest per week and prohibits farm employers from requiring their laborers to work more than ten hours in any day, sixty hours in any week or six consecutive days in any week, except in certain circumstances.
S3843 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3843 SPONSOR: SAVINO TITLE OF BILL: An act establishing the "farmworkers' fair labor prac- tices act"; to amend the labor law, in relation to allowing farm workers one day of rest each week, and including farm laborers within the provisions pertaining to overtime compensation and unemployment insur- ance; and to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to service as farm laborers PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act to allow certain farm workers overtime, a day of rest and disability insurance. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1- entitles the bill "The Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act." Section 2 - amends subdivision 16 of section 2 of the labor law by adding five new subdivisions/definitions for "farm", "farm employment,"
S3843 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3843 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 19, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor AN ACT establishing the "farmworkers' fair labor practices act"; to amend the labor law, in relation to allowing farm workers one day of rest each week, and including farm laborers within the provisions pertaining to overtime compensation and unemployment insurance; and to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to service as farm laborers 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. Subdivision 16 of section 2 of the labor law, as added by chapter 564 of the laws of 2010, is renumbered subdivision 22 and five new subdivisions 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 are added to read as follows: 17. "FARM" SHALL MEAN AN AGRICULTURAL FOR-PROFIT BUSINESS INVOLVED IN COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISE WITH RESPECT TO STOCK, DAIRY, POULTRY, FUR-BEARING ANIMAL, FRUIT AND TRUCK FARMS; PLANTATIONS; ORCHARDS; NURSERIES; GREEN- HOUSES AND SIMILAR STRUCTURES USED PRIMARILY FOR THE RAISING OF AGRICUL- TURAL OR HORTICULTURAL COMMODITIES. 18. "FARM EMPLOYMENT" SHALL MEAN THE SERVICES PERFORMED BY AN EMPLOYEE ON A FARM IN THE EMPLOY OF THE OWNER, FARM CONTRACTOR, LESSEE OR OPERA- TOR OF A FARM IN CONNECTION WITH: (A) CULTIVATING THE SOIL; (B) RAISING OR HARVESTING ANY AGRICULTURAL OR HORTICULTURAL COMMODITY, INCLUDING THE RAISING OR HATCHING OF POULTRY, THE RAISING, SHEARING, FEEDING, CARING FOR, TRAINING, MANAGEMENT OF LIVESTOCK, BEES, FUR-BEAR- ING ANIMALS AND WILDLIFE; (C) THE PRODUCTION OR HARVESTING OF MAPLE SYRUP OR MAPLE SUGAR; (D) THE OPERATION, MANAGEMENT, CONSERVATION, IMPROVEMENT OR MAINTE- NANCE OF A FARM AND ITS TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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