senate Bill S126

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Broadens scope of prevailing wage requirements for service employees and establishes criminal penalties for violations

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Jan 09, 2013 referred to labor

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S126 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 9 Art head, §§230, 231, 235, 237 & 238, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1110
2009-2010: S7096A

S126 - Summary

Broadens scope of prevailing wage requirements for service employees and establishes criminal penalties for violations.

S126 - Sponsor Memo

S126 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   126

                       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,  FOOD  OR  SECURITY  SERVICE  WORK  FOR  A
CONTRACTOR UNDER CONTRACT WITH A PUBLIC AGENCY WHICH IS IN EXCESS OF ONE
THOUSAND  FIVE  HUNDRED 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 building, 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 thousand five hundred dollars and the principal purpose of which  is
to furnish services through the use of [building] service employees.
  "[Building  service]  SERVICE employee" or "employee" includes, but is
not limited, to, watchman, guard,  doorman,  building  cleaner,  porter,

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

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