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SECTION 225
Hours of labor and wages on work of elimination of grade crossings
Labor (LAB) CHAPTER 31, ARTICLE 8-A
§ 225. Hours of labor and wages on work of elimination of grade
crossings. All work of every kind upon the elimination of railroad
grade crossings under article seven, section fourteen of the
constitution, under chapters six hundred and seventy-seven, six hundred
and seventy-eight, eight hundred and six, eight hundred and twenty-five
of the laws of nineteen hundred twenty-eight and chapter six hundred and
eighty-one of the laws of nineteen hundred twenty-nine, or acts
amendatory of or supplemental thereto, or under acts which such statutes
amended or supplemented, or under the railroad law, the highway law, or
any other general or special law, for the cost of which work the state
and/or its civil divisions is liable in any proportion is hereby
declared to be public work for the state and/or for its civil divisions,
and the wages, the hours of work and labor and days of employment of all
laborers, workmen or mechanics employed on such work whether by the
state or by a municipality or by a board or commission appointed
pursuant to law or by a railroad or other corporation intrusted with the
performance of such work or by any contractor or subcontractor on such
work shall hereafter be subject to and in accord with the provisions of
article eight of this chapter, and every contract for such elimination
work hereafter entered into shall contain a stipulation that no laborer,
workman or mechanic in the employ of the contractor, subcontractor or
other person doing or contracting to do the whole or a part of the work
contemplated by the contract shall be permitted or required to work more
than eight hours in any one calendar day or more than five days in any
one week except in cases of extraordinary emergency caused by fire,
flood or danger to life or property. No such person shall be employed
more than eight hours in any day or more than five days in any one week
except in such emergency.