senate Bill S6918

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the "save New York call center jobs act of 2012"

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Apr 11, 2012 referred to labor

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S6918 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9809
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 §§770 - 775, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S542
2015-2016: S757
2017-2018: S1804
2019-2020: S1826

S6918 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "save New York call center jobs act of 2012"; requires prior notice of relocation of call center jobs from New York to a foreign country; directs the commissioner of labor to maintain a list of employers who move call center jobs; prohibits loans or grants.

S6918 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6918 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 6918                                                  A. 9809

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             April 11, 2012
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. JEFFRIES -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Labor

AN  ACT  to  amend  the labor law, in relation to enacting the "save New
  York call center jobs act of 2012"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "save New York call center jobs act of 2012".
  S 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 21  to  read  as
follows:
                               ARTICLE 21
                   SAVE NEW YORK CALL CENTER JOBS ACT
SECTION 770. DEFINITIONS.
        771. LIST OF RELOCATED CALL CENTERS.
        772. GRANTS, GUARANTEED LOANS AND TAX BENEFITS.
        773. PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS.
        774. STATE BENEFITS FOR WORKERS.
        775. NO PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION.
  S 770. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  THE TERM "CALL CENTER" MEANS A FACILITY OR OTHER OPERATION WHEREBY
EMPLOYEES RECEIVE TELEPHONE CALLS OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION  FOR
THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE OR OTHER SERVICE.
  2.  (A)  THE  TERM  "EMPLOYER"  MEANS ANY BUSINESS ENTITY THAT EMPLOYS
FIFTY OR MORE EMPLOYEES, EXCLUDING PART-TIME EMPLOYEES; OR FIFTY OR MORE
EMPLOYEES THAT IN THE AGGREGATE WORK AT LEAST FIFTEEN HUNDRED HOURS  PER
WEEK,  EXCLUDING  OVERTIME  HOURS,  FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF STAFFING A CALL
CENTER.
  (B) THE TERM "PART-TIME EMPLOYEE" MEANS AN EMPLOYEE  WHO  IS  EMPLOYED
FOR  AN  AVERAGE  OF  FEWER  THAN  TWENTY HOURS PER WEEK OR WHO HAS BEEN
EMPLOYED FOR FEWER THAN SIX OF THE TWELVE MONTHS PRECEDING THE  DATE  ON
WHICH NOTICE IS REQUIRED UNDER THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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