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NYC Council Passes Bills to Better Protect Private Sanitation Workers

March 1, 2019

Via: Waste360

The New York City Council on February 28 adopted legislation to better protect workers in the private sanitation industry.

According to a report in ProPublica, one bill authorizes the city’s Business Integrity Commission (BIC) to directly police labor unions at companies across the city. Another measure would require BIC to refer labor and wage violation cases to relevant law enforcement agencies. Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign the legislation.

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