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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to aging|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to aging|
senate Bill S147
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S147 - Details
S147 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S147 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the elder law, in relation to the provision of guides containing best practices for retaining employees who are informal caregivers PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To make materials available to employers in New York state on the issue of informal caregiving by employees. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the Elder Law by adding a new section 224. Establishes the informal caregivers in the workplace program. provides that the New York State Office for the Aging, in conjunction with the Department of Labor, shall develop and update a guide for businesses in the State that contain best practices for retaining and assisting employees who are also informal caregivers. Section 2. Effective Date EXISTING LAW: None.
S147 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 147 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to the provision of guides containing best practices for retaining employees who are informal caregivers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The elder law is amended by adding a new section 224 to read as follows: S 224. INFORMAL CAREGIVERS IN THE WORKPLACE PROGRAM. 1. THE OFFICE SHALL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, AND IN CONSULTATION WITH COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTING THE INTERESTS OF INFORMAL CAREGIVERS AROUND THE STATE, DEVELOP AND UPDATE ON A YEARLY BASIS A GUIDE FOR BUSINESSES IN THE STATE THAT CONTAINS CURRENT BEST PRACTICES FOR RETAINING EMPLOYEES WHO ARE ALSO INFORMAL CAREGIVERS AND INFORMATION FOR SUPPORTING SUCH EMPLOYEES SO THEY CAN ACHIEVE EFFECTIVE- NESS BOTH IN AND OUT OF THE WORKPLACE. 2. SUCH GUIDE SHALL BE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITES OF THE OFFICE, THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE. BUSINESSES THAT OBTAIN CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OR DEPARTMENT OF STATE SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH A LINK TO THE GUIDE PROVIDED FOR IN SUBDI- VISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, OR A PAPER COPY UPON REQUEST, WHEN THE BUSI- NESS APPLIES FOR SUCH CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE. A NOMINAL FEE MAY BE CHARGED FOR PAPER COPIES PROVIDED TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE NOT BUSINESS OWNERS. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01056-01-3
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