Press Releases

Lancman and Young Stand Up For Juvenile Justice Workers

The Juvenile Justice Worker Protection Act (A.2129/S.4940), sponsored by Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Queens) and Senator Catharine Young (R-Olean), will soon be headed to Governor Cuomo's desk for signing, having passed the Senate yesterday and the Assembly...

Theater Closes Curtain on Safety Hazards

Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Queens), chair of the Assembly Subcommittee on Workplace Safety, is pleased to announce that the legendary Shubert Organization -- the largest theater group in New York, with twenty theaters -- has agreed to adopt language...

Legislation Introduced in Wake of Dominique Strauss-Kahn Attack to Protect Hotel Workers from Assault

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Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Queens), Chair of the NYS Assembly Subcommittee on Workplace Safety, announced legislation (A.7910) to protect hotel workers from on-the-job assaults by requiring hotels to provide staff entering hotel rooms with electronic...

NYS Assembly Subcommittee on Workplace Safety and NYS Department of Labor Announce Immigrant Workers' Rights Awareness Weekend

Today Assembly Members and the NYS Department of Labor teamed up with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, New York City Comptroller John C. Liu and federal safety representatives to kick-off the first annual New York State Immigrant Workers' Rights Awareness...

Legislators and Actors Discuss Safety Issues at Spider-Man Production

Assemblyman Rory Lancman (Chair, Assembly Subcommittee on Workplace Safety), Senator Eric Adams, Assemblyman Richard N. Gottfried (who represents the theater district) today held a press conference in front of the Foxwood Theater, the home of "Spider-Man:...

Theaters and City to Close Curtain on Evacuation Problems Exposed During Times Square Bomb Scare

As covered by today's Wall Street Journal and WNYC, Assembly Members Rory Lancman (D-Queens) and RoAnn Destito (D-Utica), lead a roundtable discussion on emergency preparedness in New York City's Theater District on Monday December 6, 2010. The roundtable...

Assemblyman Lancman's Labor Press Monthly Column - November 2010

Assemblyman Lancman's Labor Press Monthly Column - October 2010

Assemblyman Lancman's Labor Press Monthly Column - June 2010

Assemblyman Lancman's Labor Press Monthly Column - May 2010

Senate Labor Committee Chair George Onorato and I recently introduced S.7841/A.11206, which would mandate that prevailing wages are paid to employees who construct and maintain buildings that house charter schools. This bill is especially important as...

Employee Safety in the NYS Juvenile Justice System

Assemblyman Lancman's Labor Press Monthly Column - April 2010

Each year the New York State Department of Civil Service writes a report detailing injuries at each state agency. However, there is no statutory requirement that the agencies actually incorporate lessons from the report into management plans preventing...

Assemblyman Lancman's Labor Press Monthly Column - March 2010

In an effort to eliminate avoidable fatalities and injuries in the construction industry, New York State law requires construction workers on public projects costing more than $250,000 to undergo a ten hour course on workplace safety and health certified...

The Subcommittee on Workplace Safety is Now on Facebook!

Assemblyman Lancman Works for Improved Job Safety Conditions for Hotel Workers

Kerry Kennedy, Founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights: A Strong Advocate for Farmworkers' Rights in New York

Assemblyman Lancman Advocates for Workers' Safety and Health in Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Proposed Budget

Assemblyman Lancman Named Chair of the Subcommiteee on Workplace Safety

On The Front Lines: Protecting New Yorkers In High Risk Occupations From Exposure To H1N1

Assemblyman Lancman Attends CWA Local 1182 Tribute for Deceased Traffic and Sanitation Enforcement Agents


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