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Legislative Memo

BILL:

S.4746 (Funke) /A.5303 (Abbate)                                    

Support

SUBJECT:

Requiring Binding Arbitration for Upstate Transportation Authorities

 

DATE:

May 17, 2016

 

The Business Council of New York State OPPOSES S.4746 /A.5303 which would amend the Civil Service Law to require that all unresolvable contract negotiation be submitted to binding arbitration for all four upstate transportation authorities (Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, Central New York Regional Transportation Authority and the Capital District Transportation Authority). Specific concerns include the following:

For these reasons, The Business Council strongly OPPOSES the passage of S.4746 /A.5303.