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June 21, 2017
"I hope that with this piece of legislation that anyone building in The City of New York would think twice not to provide the safety that a worker needs," said Assemblyman Rivera as he loaned his support for bill A2966B which seeks to protect workers from employers and supervisors that negligently fail to comply with safety protocols by amending the penal code to created new offenses and substantially increases the fines that can be imposed upon a corporate defendant convicted of certain crimes.