assembly Bill A4965

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a civil cause of action for employees who are subjected to an abusive work environment

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Feb 13, 2013 referred to labor

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A4965 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3863
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 20-D §§760 - 769, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5414, S1823
2011-2012: A4258, S3617, S4289
2015-2016: A3250, S6438
2017-2018: A7808, S4053
2019-2020: A7366, S2261

A4965 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a civil cause of action for employees who are subjected to an abusive work environment.

A4965 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4965

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, COLTON, GUNTHER, MILLMAN, LAVINE,
  JAFFEE,  GABRYSZAK,  SCHIMEL,  KELLNER,  ROSENTHAL,  BOYLAND,  CASTRO,
  RIVERA,  ROBINSON,  PRETLOW, WEPRIN, LUPARDO, STEVENSON, MOYA, ABBATE,
  GIBSON, ROBERTS, BENEDETTO, TITONE, MILLER, MAISEL,  ORTIZ,  DINOWITZ,
  HEVESI,  RUSSELL, GOLDFEDER, JACOBS, WRIGHT, BARRON -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M. of A. ARROYO, BRENNAN, BRINDISI, CERETTO, CLARK, COOK,  CRES-
  PO,  CURRAN,  CUSICK,  CYMBROWITZ,  DUPREY, GALEF, GOODELL, GOTTFRIED,
  HOOPER, JOHNS, KATZ, LENTOL, LIFTON,  LOSQUADRO,  MAGEE,  MALLIOTAKIS,
  MARKEY,  McDONOUGH, McKEVITT, MONTESANO, O'DONNELL, PAULIN, PERRY, RA,
  RAIA,  RAMOS,  RODRIGUEZ,  SALADINO,  SCARBOROUGH,  SWEENEY,  TEDISCO,
  THIELE,  TITUS,  WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to establishing healthy work-
  places

  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 article 20-D to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 20-D
                           HEALTHY WORKPLACES
SECTION 760. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND INTENT.
        761. DEFINITIONS.
        762. ABUSIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT.
        763. EMPLOYER LIABILITY.
        764. EMPLOYEE LIABILITY.
        765. AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES.
        766. REMEDIES.
        767. ENFORCEMENT.
        768. EFFECT ON COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS.
        769. EFFECT OF OTHER LAWS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07506-02-3

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