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The NY Scaffold Law: Has the Time Come for Reform?

Posted in Labor Law 240-241

The New York Scaffolding Law provides “absolute liability” against contractors and property owners for “elevation-related” injuries on most construction projects. This results in employees being free of their own negligence for accidents. The aftereffect has led to excessive insurance premiums to contractors and owners, which is detrimental to business and real estate development in New York. Certain advocacy groups encourage … Continue Reading

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