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Legislative Memo

Frank Kerbein
Director, Center for Human Resources
T 518.465.7511 x210
www.bcnys.org

BILL:

A.6698-A (Silver)

Support

SUBJECT:

Department of Labor oversight of independent contractor/client relations

 

DATE:

February 6, 2012

 

This bill would expand the authority of the Department of Labor by empowering it to get involved in private contractual matters between private independent business persons and their clients. The Business Council opposes enactment of this legislation.

For these reasons, The Business Council opposes this legislation and respectfully urges that it not be enacted by the New York State Legislature.