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Kate Hobday
June 19, 2020 Business and construction groups are asking Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant a 12-month moratorium of the Scaffold Law as the real estate industry manages the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. “In the coming months, our state will struggle to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest. Businesses will go bankrupt,...
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February 18, 2020 “There are surely legitimate claims from the Hudson Yards site, that said there is equally assuredly claims that are driven by the scaffold law,” said Tom Stebbins, executive director of the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York which is pushing to make changes to the law. “It drives a massive amount of...
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February 18, 2020 In her Feb. 9 column, Sara Foss did a nice job of outlining some of the potential dangers of legalizing marijuana, like car accidents and vaping-related illnesses. However, she missed one significant risk: workplace injuries. This risk is especially high in New York state because of our outdated Labor Law 240, also...
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Let your voices be heard! Contact the Governor and let him know that Scaffold Law Reform belongs in New York’s 2020 Budget! Use our VoterVoice Platform to send him an email: https://www.votervoice.net/LRANY/campaigns/69199/respond Write him a letter: The Honorable Governor Cuomo Governor of New York State New York State Capital Building Albany, New York 12224 Give...
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