Legislative Memo

T 518.465.7517


A.8794 (John)



Expands Whistleblower Protections



June 6, 2003


The Business Council of New York State, whose membership includes almost 4,000 member firms as well as hundreds of chambers of commerce and professional trade associations has reviewed the above mentioned legislation and opposes its enactment.

This bill would amend the Labor Law and expand whistleblower protections beyond the already existing protections available in Section 740 of the Labor Law.

The Business Council opposes this bill because:

For these reasons, The Business Council opposes this legislation and respectfully urges that it not be reported by the Assembly Labor Committee.