New York Rejects Farmworker Overtime Pay Legislation

A farm homestead
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Already discussed and rejected several times this year, the New York legislature has again rejected legislation that would have give farmworkers overtime pay and other workplace rights.  The bill was voted down 31 to 28.  Before that, the bill was defeated in the Agriculture Committee.  The Post-Journal covers the story here.

By CHARLES H. JUNG

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