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A04189 Summary:

COSPNSRDe La Rosa, Simon, Colton, Perry, Barron, Jean-Pierre, Mosley, Abinanti, Pellegrino, Hevesi, D'Urso
MLTSPNSREpstein, Pretlow, Rodriguez
Amd 701, 161, 160, 220, 511, 564, 651 & 674, add 163-a, Lab L; amd 225, Pub Health L; amd 3, 51, 120 & 201, add 110-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; 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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