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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to labor|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to labor|
senate Bill S1935
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S1935 - Details
S1935 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1935 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to prohibit- ing state funding to businesses that outsource jobs PURPOSE: Allow State funding when applicable to those companies that create jobs within New York state, and prohibit financial incentives for companies that send jobs outside the State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 219 of the Labor Law, which details violations of certain wage payment provisions, is amended. EXISTING LAW: None, although efforts have been made in the New York State Legislature to address this topic. JUSTIFICATION: As jobs are consolidated and cut, and as companies recoup profits through different measures, workers will feel the effects through diminished wages, decreased work hours and loss of their posi- tion to lower paid workers. outsourcing is an attractable option for companies looking to cut their costs and it is our intention to create barriers for companies that utilize this option. A company should not be rewarded with state funding when they utilize the monies for workers outside the State.
S1935 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1935 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 prohibiting state funding to businesses that outsource jobs 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 section 219-b to read as follows: S 219-B. OUTSOURCING OF JOBS PROHIBITED. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "OUTSOURCE" SHALL MEAN TO RELOCATE OR MOVE JOBS OUTSIDE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK TO ANOTHER STATE OR COUNTRY; (B) "STATE FUNDING" SHALL MEAN THE PROVISION OF ANY AWARDS, GRANTS, LOANS, TAX BENEFITS OR ANY OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE BY THE STATE TO A BUSINESS ENTITY; AND (C) "BUSINESS ENTITY" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, PART- NERSHIP, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR ANY OTHER BUSINESS ENTITY DOING BUSINESS IN THIS STATE OR A SUCCESSOR, AFFILIATE, ALTER EGO OR SUBSID- IARY OF SUCH BUSINESS ENTITY. 2. NO BUSINESS ENTITY SHALL RECEIVE STATE FUNDING IF A DETERMINATION IS MADE BY THE COMMISSIONER THAT SUCH BUSINESS ENTITY SHALL OUTSOURCE JOBS. UPON A DETERMINATION BY THE COMMISSIONER THAT A BUSINESS ENTITY SHALL OUTSOURCE JOBS, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL NOTIFY SUCH BUSINESS ENTITY OF SUCH DETERMINATION. UPON RECEIPT OF SUCH NOTICE, SUCH BUSINESS ENTITY SHALL HAVE THIRTY DAYS WITHIN WHICH TO REQUEST A HEARING REGARDING SUCH DETERMINATION. SUCH HEARING SHALL BE HELD IN A MANNER TO BE DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER. FAILURE TO REQUEST A HEARING WITHIN THIRTY DAYS SHALL BE DEEMED A WAIVER OF SUCH BUSINESS ENTITY'S RIGHT TO A HEARING. IF AFTER SUCH HEARING A DETERMINATION IS MADE THAT SUCH BUSINESS ENTITY EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01734-02-3
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