Women's Workforce Bill Passes New York State Senate!
Despite the real threat that the Women's Workforce Bill (A.9020b/S.6429a) would not come to the floor before the end of session today, it was brought to a vote late Wednesday evening (June 20, 2012) and passed 60 to 0!
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Women's Workforce Bill (A.9020b/S.6429a)
The labor law is amended by adding a new section, 10-c.
Through the policy, the department shall assist workforce training boards, program administrators, program staff and participating employers to improve service and training for women to qualify for higher paying careers.