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S02247 Summary:

BILL NOS02247B
 
SAME ASSAME AS A01867-B
 
SPONSORONORATO
 
COSPNSRBRESLIN, ADAMS, ADDABBO, DIAZ, DUANE, ESPADA, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY, JOHNSON C, KLEIN, KRUEGER, MARCELLINO, MONTGOMERY, OPPENHEIMER, PADAVAN, PARKER, PERALTA, PERKINS, ROBACH, SAMPSON, SAVINO, SCHNEIDERMAN, SERRANO, SQUADRON, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS, THOMPSON, ADAMS
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd SS2, 161, 564, 674 & 701, add SS163-a, 704-b & 719, Lab L; amd S225, Pub Health L; amd SS51, 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 a 10 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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