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ERIC Number: ED018628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 67
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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REPORT OF THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON MIGRANT LABOR.
New York State Legislature, Albany.
RESULTS OF THE COMMITTEE'S STUDY AND OBSERVATION OF THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF LABOR FORCE IMPORTATION FOR PLANTING, HARVESTING, AND PROCESSING OF FIELD AND ORCHARD CROPS IN NEW YORK STATE ARE REPORTED. MAJOR SECTIONS INCLUDE--(1) TRENDS IN FARM LABOR FOR 1963, (2) PUBLIC HEALTH, (3) SOCIAL WELFARE, (4) LABOR CAMP HOUSING AND SANITATION, (5) LAW ENFORCEMENT, (6) REGISTRATION OF LABOR CAMP CONTRACTORS AND GROWERS, (7) WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION, AND (8) CHILD CARE AND EDUCATION. SOME COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS WERE THAT--(1) THE PERIOD OF USE FOR NONRESIDENT SPECIAL VEHICLE OPERATOR AND REGISTRATION PERMITS FOR SEASONAL FARM LABORERS BE EXTENDED FROM APRIL 1 TO NOVEMBER 30 OF EACH YEAR, (2) STUDY BE CONTINUED CONCERNING THE EXTENSION AND EXPANSION OF WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION, HEALTH INSURANCE, AND UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, (3) THE COOPERATION AND EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION AMONG THE VARIOUS AGENCIES, DEPARTMENTS, AND COMMITTEES WORKING WITH MIGRANT LABOR BE CONTINUED IN THE STATE, (4) EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND THE CHILD CARE PROGRAM FOR MIGRANT CHILDREN BE EXPANDED, (5) THE COMMITTEE, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, AND OTHER AGENCIES CONTINUE THE STUDY FOR PROPER REVISION OF STANDARDS FOR FARM LABOR CAMP SANITATION, (6) LOCAL MIGRANT COMMITTEES AND MINISTRIES BE ENCOURAGED IN THEIR ASSISTANCE TO MIGRANT FAMILIES, AND (7) LOCAL MUNICIPAL AND CIVIC AGENCIES PREPARE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR ADULT OCCUPANTS OF MIGRANT CAMPS. COPIES OF OFFICIAL LETTERS AND LABOR ACTS IN NEW YORK ARE INCLUDED IN THE DOCUMENT. (WB)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Legislature, Albany.
Identifiers: NEW YORK