N.Y. Labor Law Section 10
Department of labor

  • commissioner of labor

There shall continue to be in the state government a department of labor. The head of the department shall be the commissioner of labor. The commissioner of labor shall be appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate and hold office until the end of the term of the governor by whom he was appointed, and until his successor is appointed and has qualified. The present commissioner of labor shall be the head of such department and shall hold office until the expiration of his present term and until his successor is appointed and has qualified, subject to the provisions of the public officers law. Whenever the industrial commissioner is referred to or designated in any law, rule, regulation, contract or document heretofore or hereafter enacted, adopted or executed, such reference or designation shall be deemed to refer to the commissioner of labor.

Source: Section 10 — Department of labor; commissioner of labor, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/LAB/10 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Department of labor
10‑A
Domestic violence policy
10‑B
Domestic violence employee awareness and assistance
10‑C
Workforce guidance and information for women initiative
11
Deputy commissioner
12
Transmission of labor market information
12‑C
Passenger tramway advisory council
12‑D
Advisory council on farm labor safety
13
Oaths of office
14
Offices of the department
15
Seal
16
Vacancies and removals
17
Expenses
18
Officers and employees
18‑C
Sick leave for per diem employees
20
Divisions or bureaus
21
General powers and duties of commissioner
21‑A
The industrial commissioner is hereby authorized to enter into agreements with the appropriate agencies of the United States, whereby, in...
21‑B
Power of the industrial commissioner to make agreements for federal reimbursement to the state of certain expenses in connection with vet...
21‑C
Power of commissioner to enter into agreements relating to certain federal acts
21‑D
Power of commissioner to enter into agreement relating to information obtained by the state directory of new hires
21‑E
Powers of the commissioner to prepare and issue a notice to be posted at worksite
21‑F
Job transition plan for certain climate risk-related and energy transition projects
23
Administrative regulations
24
Delegation of powers by commissioner
25
Power to enter and inspect premises
25‑A
Power to administer the New York youth jobs program tax credit
25‑B
Power to administer the workers with disabilities tax credit program
25‑C
Power to administer the empire state apprenticeship tax credit program
26
Examination of books and papers
27
Safety and health standards
27‑A
Safety and health standards for public employees
27‑B
Duty of public employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence
27‑C
Preparation of public employers for state disaster emergencies involving public health
27‑D
Workplace safety committees
29
Procedure for issuing safety and health rules
30
Variations
31
Duty to furnish information and facilitate inspections
32
Interference with officer or employee of department prohibited
33
Service of notice
34
Department to keep record and publish bulletin of licenses
35
Maintenance of records
36
Destruction of old records
37
Department’s process to be in its name
38
Oaths and affidavits
39
Hearings and subpoenas
40
Proceedings before officers or employees
41
Rules governing hearings
42
Youth education, employment and training program
43
Transfer of funds to the unemployment insurance occupational training fund
44
Workplace fatality registry

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 10’s source at nysenate​.gov

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