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A02905 Summary:

Amd S7, Civ Serv L
Enacts the "state workforce injury reduction act"; requires state agencies to submit a written action plan for reducing occurrences of injuries in the coming year to the governor and the legislature.
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A02905 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 20, 2015
        Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on  Governmental  Employees  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
          ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
        AN ACT to amend the civil service  law,  in  relation  to  enacting  the
          "state workforce injury reduction act"
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as  the  "state
     2  workforce injury reduction act".
     3    §  2.  Section  7  of the civil service law is amended by adding a new
     4  subdivision 7 to read as follows:
     5    7. Each state agency referenced in the annual  report  issued  by  the
     6  president pursuant to subdivision six of this section shall within nine-
     7  ty  days  after receipt of such report submit to the president a written
     8  action plan for reducing occurrences of  such  injuries  in  the  coming
     9  year.  Upon  receipt  of  such action plan but no later than one hundred
    10  twenty days after issuing the report pursuant to subdivision six of this
    11  section, the president shall issue an addendum  to  the  report  with  a
    12  summary  of  all  of  the  action plans submitted by each affected state
    13  agency to the governor, the temporary president of the  senate  and  the
    14  speaker  of  the  assembly. In any case where one or multiple collective
    15  bargaining units are present within an affected state agency, the  state
    16  agency  shall  include  the  collective bargaining representative in any
    17  discussions on reports issued pursuant to this subdivision.  Nothing  in
    18  this  subdivision  shall  be construed to conflict with a state agency's
    19  responsibility to bargain with the collective bargaining  representative
    20  pursuant to article fourteen of this chapter.
    21    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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