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Meeting Name: Committee on Civil Service and Labor Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/20/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 2)
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T2020-6824 *   Oversight - Workplace Safety in the COVID-19 Era.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2020-6824 *   Oversight - Workplace Safety in the COVID-19 Era.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1797-2019 *Mark Levine  Creating an informational campaign concerning workers’ rights under the earned safe and sick time act.IntroductionThis bill would provide for a public education campaign by the Department of Consumer Affairs in coordination with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to educate employees of their rights under the Earned Safe and Sick Time Act. The campaign will distribute posters and other materials for posting in pharmacies and other private health related institutions, on a voluntary basis. The bill would also invite the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation to distribute and post such materials at locations under its jurisdiction.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1797-2019 *Mark Levine  Creating an informational campaign concerning workers’ rights under the earned safe and sick time act.IntroductionThis bill would provide for a public education campaign by the Department of Consumer Affairs in coordination with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to educate employees of their rights under the Earned Safe and Sick Time Act. The campaign will distribute posters and other materials for posting in pharmacies and other private health related institutions, on a voluntary basis. The bill would also invite the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation to distribute and post such materials at locations under its jurisdiction.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2161-2020 *I. Daneek Miller  Establishing a board to review workplace health and safety guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic.IntroductionThis bill would establish a board to review the workplace health and safety guidance that agencies and private employers issued to employees during the COVID-19 pandemic and to make recommendations on protocols for future public health emergencies. The board would consist of 9 members: the Commissioners of Health and Mental Hygiene, Citywide Administrative Services, Consumer and Worker Protection, and Office of Labor Relations; two Mayoral appointees; two appointees by the Speaker of the Council; and one appointee by the Public Advocate. The board would submit a preliminary and a final report to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council. The Commissioners of Citywide Administrative Services and Consumer and Worker Protection would respond to the reports and post the reports and responses on the websites of their respective agencies. The board would dissolve 180 days after submission of the final report.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2161-2020 *I. Daneek Miller  Establishing a board to review workplace health and safety guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic.IntroductionThis bill would establish a board to review the workplace health and safety guidance that agencies and private employers issued to employees during the COVID-19 pandemic and to make recommendations on protocols for future public health emergencies. The board would consist of 9 members: the Commissioners of Health and Mental Hygiene, Citywide Administrative Services, Consumer and Worker Protection, and Office of Labor Relations; two Mayoral appointees; two appointees by the Speaker of the Council; and one appointee by the Public Advocate. The board would submit a preliminary and a final report to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council. The Commissioners of Citywide Administrative Services and Consumer and Worker Protection would respond to the reports and post the reports and responses on the websites of their respective agencies. The board would dissolve 180 days after submission of the final report.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2162-2020 *I. Daneek Miller  Dissemination of occupational safety and health information to city employees during a public health emergency.IntroductionThis bill would require that, during a public health emergency, the Citywide Office of Occupational Safety and Health would monitor federal, state and city agencies that provide information about occupational safety and health. If any such agency issues guidance about occupational safety and health related to the public health emergency, the Citywide Office of Occupational Safety would be required to email such guidance to the safety and health coordinator at each city agency within 24 hours. Within 24 hours of receipt of such guidance, the safety and health coordinator would be required to post it in the workplace, email it to each employee of the agency and send a summary to each employee that is tailored based on employee’s position to highlight the most relevant information from the guidance.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2162-2020 *I. Daneek Miller  Dissemination of occupational safety and health information to city employees during a public health emergency.IntroductionThis bill would require that, during a public health emergency, the Citywide Office of Occupational Safety and Health would monitor federal, state and city agencies that provide information about occupational safety and health. If any such agency issues guidance about occupational safety and health related to the public health emergency, the Citywide Office of Occupational Safety would be required to email such guidance to the safety and health coordinator at each city agency within 24 hours. Within 24 hours of receipt of such guidance, the safety and health coordinator would be required to post it in the workplace, email it to each employee of the agency and send a summary to each employee that is tailored based on employee’s position to highlight the most relevant information from the guidance.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1479-2020 *Justin L. Brannan  Healthy Terminals Act (A8142E/S6266D)Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1479-2020 *Justin L. Brannan  Healthy Terminals Act (A8142E/S6266D)Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available