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A01792 Summary:

BILL NO    A01792A


SPONSOR    Nolan (MS)

COSPNSR    Silver, Millman, Gottfried, O'Donnell, Ortiz, Perry, Cook,
           Scarborough, Jacobs, Colton, Camara, Cahill, Jaffee, Weprin, Hooper,
           Abinanti, Dinowitz, Crespo, Titus, Pretlow, Glick, Roberts,
           Rosenthal, Moya, Sepulveda, Mosley, Bronson, Heastie, Steck, Rivera,
           Aubry, Robinson, Lifton, Fahy, Markey, Peoples-Stokes, Gantt,
           Kavanagh, Braunstein

MLTSPNSR   Abbate, Arroyo, Benedetto, Brennan, Brook-Krasny, Clark, Cusick,
           Englebright, Farrell, Hevesi, Kim, Lentol, Mayer, McDonald, Miller,
           Otis, Paulin, Quart, Ramos, Rodriguez, Schimel, Simotas, Solages,
           Sweeney, Weinstein, Weisenberg, Wright

Amd SS160, 161, 220, 511, 564, 651, 674 & 701, add S163-a, Lab L; amd S225, Pub
Health L; amd SS3, 51, 120, 201, 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;
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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