S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 5, 2011
Introduced by Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor
AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to overtime pay for employees
of motor carriers
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 160-a to
read as follows:
S 160-A. HOURS OF LABOR OF EMPLOYEES OF MOTOR CARRIERS. EVERY MOTOR
CARRIER SHALL PAY TO ALL EMPLOYEES FOR WHOM THE U.S. SECRETARY OF TRANS-
PORTATION MAY PRESCRIBE MAXIMUM HOURS OF WORK FOR THE SAFE OPERATION OF
VEHICLES, PURSUANT TO SECTION 31502(B) OF THE FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER ACT,
49 U.S.C. S.31502(B), AN OVERTIME RATE NOT LESS THAN ONE AND ONE-HALF
TIMES THE WORKER'S HOURLY WAGE, FOR EACH HOUR IN EXCESS OF FORTY HOURS
WORKED IN ANY WEEK, NOTWITHSTANDING THE EXEMPTION OF SUCH EMPLOYEES
PURSUANT TO THE FEDERAL FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT 29 U.S.C. 213(B)(1).
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.