Bill Signed Protecting Public Workers From On-The-Job Assault

By Joe Gullo

Published 08/04 2014 04:41PM

Updated 08/04 2014 04:42PM

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill protecting public workers from on-the-job assault.

A press release says the new provisions will better protect school crossing guards and New York City Housing Authority employees. “This critically important legislation will better protect hardworking employees who are charged with keeping children and families safe,” Governor Cuomo said.

The new law makes assaulting crossing guards and housing authority employees to a violent felony.

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