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Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

Adopted Rules Content: 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in accordance with the requirements of section 1043 of the New York City Charter and exercising the authority vested in the Commission by sections 1043(a) and 2101(b) of the New York City Charter that the New York City Business Integrity Commission (“BIC” or the “Commission”) adopts the following rules on the registration of labor organizations representing trade waste workers and display and distribution of workers' rights information. BIC published a Notice of Opportunity to Comment on the proposed rule in the City Record on June 7, 2019. On July 8, 2019, BIC held a public hearing on the proposed rule.

Effective Date: 
Tue, 07/23/2019

Proposed Rules: Closed to Comments

Comment By: 
Monday, July 8, 2019
Proposed Rules Content: 

Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Rules What are we proposing? The New York City Business Integrity Commission (“BIC”) is proposing to amend Title 17 of the Rules of the City of New York to facilitate the registration of labor unions or labor organizations representing or seeking to represent employees directly involved in the collection, removal, transportation or disposal of trade waste and for suspending or disqualifying officers of such unions or organizations; and to facilitate the dissemination of information about the rights of private sanitation employees. BIC will vote on the final rules before they are promulgated. When and where is the hearing? BIC will hold a public hearing on the proposed rule. The public hearing will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on July 8, 2019. The hearing will be held on the 20th Floor, at 100 Church Street, New York, New York, 10007. This location has the following accessibility option(s) available: Wheelchair Accessible. How do I comment on the proposed rules? Anyone can comment on the proposed rules by: • Website. You can submit comments to BIC through the NYC rules website at http://rules.cityofnewyork.us. • E-mail. You can e-mail written comments to sarrona@bic.nyc.gov. • Mail. You can mail written comments to Business Integrity Commission, 100 Church Street, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10007. • Fax. You can fax written comments to BIC at (646) 500-7113. • By speaking at the hearing. Anyone who wants to comment on the proposed rule at the public hearing must sign up to speak. You can sign up before the hearing by calling (212) 437-0523. You can also sign up in the hearing room before the hearing begins on July 8, 2019. You can speak for up to three minutes. Is there a deadline to submit written comments? Yes, you must submit written comments by July 8, 2019. What if I need assistance to participate in the hearing? You must contact BIC if you need a reasonable accommodation of a disability at the hearing. You must tell us if you need a sign language interpreter. You can tell us by mail at 100 Church Street, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10007. You may also tell us by telephone at (212) 437-0523 or e-mail at sarrona@bic.nyc.gov. Advance notice is requested to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. Please tell us by July 1, 2019. Can I review the comments made on the proposed rules? You can review the comments made online on the proposed rules by going to the website at http://rules.cityofnewyork.us. A few days after the hearing, a transcript of the hearing and copies of the written comments will be available to the public at BIC’s offices. What authorizes BIC to make this rule? Sections 1043(a) and 2101(b) of the City Charter and section 16-504(i) of the Administrative Code authorize BIC to make these proposed rules. These proposed rules were included in BIC’s regulatory agenda for this Fiscal Year. Where can I find BIC’s rules? BIC’s rules are in Title 17 of the Rules of the City of New York. What laws govern the rulemaking process? BIC must meet the requirements of section 1043 of the City Charter when creating or changing rules. This notice is made according to the requirements of section 1043 of the City Charter.



100 Church Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10007

Salvador Arrona sarrona@bic.nyc.gov

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