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Approved SFY 2018-19 Budget to Include Anti-Sexual Harassment Measures

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced the approved SFY 2018-19 Budget includes measures to address the scourge of sexual harassment that has for too long burdened victims personally, financially and professionally. "The ongoing culture of sexual...

April 2, 2018
Assembly 2018-19 Spending Plan Includes Legislation to Confront Sexual Harassment

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced the Assembly SFY 2018-19 Budget includes a comprehensive package of laws to address the scourge of sexual harassment that injures victims personally, financially and professionally. "The Assembly Majority...

March 15, 2018
Assembly Announces Passage of Legislation to Protect Women's Reproductive Rights and Ensure Access to Options for Family Planning

New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblymembers Deborah Glick, Kevin Cahill, Ellen Jaffee and Rebecca A. Seawright today announced passage of three bills that would protect reproductive rights for women and ensure New Yorkers have access...

March 13, 2018
Notice of Public Hearing - Access to quality child care
May 10, 2017
Notice of Public Hearing - Challenges pregnant women and nursing mothers face when working in nontraditional workplaces.
January 18, 2017
Notice of Public Hearing - To examine existing and proposed practices being used by the New York State Departments of Labor and Civil Service, to improve access to higher paying jobs and careers for men and women.
December 11, 2012
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