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Tag Archives: Labor Law

New York Senate to hold hearing on farmworker labor rights

The New York State Senate floor is pictured in this file photo. In only 12 hours after last week’s Court of Appeals decision, the state Legislature had new, identical bills dealing with child pornography introduced in the Senate and Assembly. AP Images

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Democrat-led New York state Senate is holding the first of three hearings dedicated to proposals to expand the labor rights of farmworkers. Under current law, agricultural workers aren’t allowed to unionize to demand better wages ...

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Fourth Department – Labor Law: Buhr v. Concord Square Homes Associates

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Labor Law – Material Handling – Use of a Backhoe   Buhr v. Concord Square Homes Associates CA 14-01641 Appealed from Supreme Court, Monroe County   Background: The plaintiff commenced a Labor Law and negligence ...

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Fourth Department – Labor Law: Zimmer v. Town of Lancaster Industrial Development Agency

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Labor Law – Performance of Work – Use of a Ladder   Zimmer v. Town of Lancaster Industrial Development Agency CA 14-01132 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County   Background: The plaintiff commenced a Labor ...

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Fourth Department – Labor Law: Floyd v. New York State Thruway Authority

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Labor Law – Struck by Elevated Object – Hoisted or Secured   Floyd v. New York State Thruway Authority CA 14-00046 Appealed from Court of Claims   Background: The defendant appealed from a judgment in ...

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Fourth Department – Labor Law: Banks v. LPCiminelli, Inc., et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department –  Labor Law – Presence of Safety Device – Partial Summary Judgment   Banks v. LPCiminelli, Inc., et al. CA 14-01161 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County   Background: The plaintiff commenced a Labor Law action ...

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Fourth Department – Labor Law: Nevilee v. Chautauqua Lake Central School District, et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Labor Law – Corrosive Substances – Protective Equipment   Nevilee v. Chautauqua Lake Central School District, et al. CA 13-01946 Appealed from Supreme Court, Chautauqua County   Background: The plaintiff alleged that the defendants violated ...

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Fourth Department – Labor Law: Miles v. Buffalo State Alumni Assoc., et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Labor Law – Elevation Differential – Toppled Cart   Miles v. Buffalo State Alumni Assoc., et al. CA 13-02035 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County   Background: The plaintiff commenced a Labor Law action after being ...

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