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Regarding the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act

Subject: The Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act – A.4762 (Nolan) / S.1291 (Espaillat) Position: SUPPORT Farmworkers are the backbone of New York's massive agricultural industry. These workers harvest vegetables; pick apples and grapes; and feed, clean, and milk herds of dairy cows. This is grueling work, and it is also dangerous. A farm is one of the most hazardous work sites in America.

Protecting Fundamental Rights and Liberties: A Legislative Agenda for 2011


Governor Cuomo has challenged legislators, agency officials and administrators to make the operations of government more efficient and productive, more accountable, and less costly. He asks for measurable results.

Hate Crimes Bill

Subject: A.1573 / S.1038 Hate Crimes Bill Position: Does Not Go Far Enough AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, the penal law and the civil rights law, in relation to strengthening civil rights protections and to make bias related violence or intimidation a criminal offense.

Farm Workers' Labor Rights

Subject: A.7528/ Nolan et al. S.3884/ Flanagan et al.

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