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A01867 Summary:

BILL NO    A01867B


SPONSOR    Nolan

COSPNSR    Millman, Barron, Lancman, Gottfried, DenDekker, O'Donnell, Maisel,
           Castro, Rivera P, Englebright, Lifton, Ortiz, Perry, Cook,
           Scarborough, Espaillat, Miller M

MLTSPNSR   Brennan, Colton, Glick, Heastie, Mayersohn, Meng, Pheffer, Towns,

Amd SS2, 161, 564, 651, 674 & 701, add SS163-a, 704-b & 719, Lab L; amd S225,
Pub Health L; amd S51, add S110-b, Work Comp L

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;
makes provisions of unemployment insurance law applicable to farm laborers;
defines "work agreement" and mandates use thereof; 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.
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