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Meeting Name: Committee on Civil Service and Labor Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/27/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 3)
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T2021-7048 *   Oversight - The State of Labor During COVID-19.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2021-7048 *   Oversight - The State of Labor During COVID-19.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2161-2020 *I. Daneek Miller Proposed Int. No. 2161-AEstablishing 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. The board would hold two public hearings a year to solicit testimony from employees, relevant experts, and stakeholders and make recommendations on protocols for future public health emergencies based on an assessment of the testimony and any submitted guidance. 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 report after the first hearing and, by December 15, 2021, a final report to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council. 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. The board would hold two public hearings a year to solicit testimony from employees, relevant experts, and stakeholders and make recommendations on protocols for future public health emergencies based on an assessment of the testimony and any submitted guidance. 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 report after the first hearing and, by December 15, 2021, a final report to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council. The board would dissolve 180 days after submission of the final report.Amendment Proposed by Comm  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. The board would hold two public hearings a year to solicit testimony from employees, relevant experts, and stakeholders and make recommendations on protocols for future public health emergencies based on an assessment of the testimony and any submitted guidance. 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 report after the first hearing and, by December 15, 2021, a final report to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council. The board would dissolve 180 days after submission of the final report.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2161-2020 AI. 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. The board would hold two public hearings a year to solicit testimony from employees, relevant experts, and stakeholders and make recommendations on protocols for future public health emergencies based on an assessment of the testimony and any submitted guidance. 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 report after the first hearing and, by December 15, 2021, a final report to the Mayor and Speaker of the Council. The board would dissolve 180 days after submission of the final report.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 2162-2020 *I. Daneek Miller Proposed Int. No. 2162-ADissemination 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. The coordinator would also be required to provide each employee any education or training required to ensure proper compliance with the most recent 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. The coordinator would also be required to provide each employee any education or training required to ensure proper compliance with the most recent guidance.Amendment Proposed by Comm  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. The coordinator would also be required to provide each employee any education or training required to ensure proper compliance with the most recent guidance.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2162-2020 AI. 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. The coordinator would also be required to provide each employee any education or training required to ensure proper compliance with the most recent guidance.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available