N.Y. LAB. LAW § 10 : NY Code - Section 10: Department of labor; commissioner of labor

Search N.Y. LAB. LAW § 10 : NY Code - 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.