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A01867 Summary:

COSPNSRMillman, Barron, Lancman, Gottfried, DenDekker, O'Donnell, Maisel, Castro, Rivera P, Englebright, Lifton, Ortiz, Perry, Cook, Scarborough, Espaillat, Miller M
MLTSPNSRBrennan, Colton, Glick, Heastie, Mayersohn, Meng, Pheffer, Towns, Weisenberg
Amd SS2, 161, 564, 651, 674 & 701, add SS163-a, 704-b & 719, Lab L; amd S225, Pub Health L; amd S51, 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 an 8 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; defines "work agreement" and mandates use thereof; 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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