In previous blog posts, we emphasized that countless labor issues and concerns “affect businesses on a daily basis”.
The sheer diversity and number of relevant employment laws and state agencies governing labor oversight is strong evidence of this. An example relevant to the public sector is provided below.
What is the Fair Employment Law for Public Sector Employees?
Because New York laws have official addresses that are difficult to remember and repeat over and over again, they usually get an abbreviated designation. The above mentioned labor law is often referred to as Taylor’s law.
This legal outline was formulated more than 50 years ago and is one of the earliest laws of the country to be enacted dealing with labor relations in the public sector. New York Government website He notes that “Taylor’s Law” is the legal basis used before [state officials] In negotiations with New York State General Employees’ unions. “
Disputes usually arise between managers in the public sphere and of course workers, and Taylor’s Law plays a central role in resolving them. The aforementioned government source indicates that the state board of directors that follows the provisions of the law “acts as a judgment” when doing so.
Taylor’s law is impressively broad. Its oversight of labor laws in the public sphere extends from public administration to board decisions that address issues such as collective bargaining, strikes, various grievance processes, and more.
New York employers may have questions or concerns about the Fair Public Employees Employment Act. They have access to an experienced legal team for guidance and diligent representation when facing a labor law challenge.