NY Senate Passes Domestic Worker Protection Law

Law360, New York (June 3, 2010, 3:00 PM EDT) -- The New York Senate has passed a bill that supporters say would make the state the first in the nation to give domestic workers certain labor protections, including paid sick days and holidays and termination notice.

The law, which passed Wednesday by a 33-28 vote, still must be reconciled with a bill passed in June 2009 by the New York State Assembly. The legislation would then need to be signed into law by Gov. David Paterson.

"Domestic workers are a vital contributor, helping fuel New York's...
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