|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to labor|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to labor|
senate Bill S125
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S125 - Details
S125 - Summary
Broadens scope of prevailing wage requirements for service employees and establishes criminal penalties for violations.
S125 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S125 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to prevailing wages for service workers PURPOSE: This bill strengthens and clarifies Article 9 of the Labor Law to ensure that workers employed to provide service work for the benefit of public agencies are paid the prevailing wages to which the law entitles them. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 - The bill renames Article 9 of the Labor Law "Prevailing Wage for Service Employees" and makes changes in two basic areas: Section 2 - Definitions in §230 are clarified to ensure that they clearly apply to all appropriate categories of service work for public agencies: (1) The terms "building service employee" and "building service work" are changed to "service employee" and "service work" throughout the article, in order to more accurately reflect the types of service work commonly required by public agencies. The definition of "service employee" is clarified to reflect the fact that service work often is
S125 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 125 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ 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 prevailing wages for service workers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The article heading of article 9 of the labor law, as added by chapter 777 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows: PREVAILING WAGE FOR [BUILDING] SERVICE EMPLOYEES S 2. Subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9 and 10 of section 230 of the labor law, subdivision 1 as amended and subdivision 9 as added by chap- ter 542 of the laws of 1984, subdivisions 2, 3, 6 and 8 as added by chapter 777 of the laws of 1971, subdivision 4 as amended by chapter 678 of the laws of 2007 and subdivision 10 as added by chapter 547 of the laws of 1998, are amended and a new subdivision 15 is added to read as follows: 1. "[Building service] SERVICE employee" or "employee" means any person performing JANITORIAL, OR SECURITY SERVICE WORK FOR A CONTRACTOR, OTHER THAN A BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, UNDER CONTRACT WITH A PUBLIC AGENCY WHICH IS IN EXCESS OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND THE PRINCIPAL PURPOSE OF WHICH IS TO FURNISH SERVICES THROUGH THE USE OF SERVICE EMPLOYEES, OR ANY OTHER PERSON PERFORMING work in connection with the care or maintenance of an existing building, or in connection with the transportation of office furniture or equipment to or from such build- ing, or in connection with the transportation and delivery of fossil fuel to such building, for a contractor under a contract with a public agency which is in excess of [one] TEN thousand [five hundred] dollars and the principal purpose of which is to furnish services through the use of [building] service employees. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00341-01-3
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