senate Bill S496

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that in addition to eight hours a day and five days a week, a person cannot work any more than ten hours in any one calendar day or more than four days in any one week

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
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S496 - Details

Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง220, Lab L

S496 - Summary

Provides that in addition to eight hours a day and five days a week, a person cannot work any more than ten hours in any one calendar day or more than four days in any one week, except in an emergency.

S496 - Sponsor Memo

S496 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   496

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 hours of work

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Subdivisions 1, 2 and 2-a of section 220 of the labor law,
subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 678 of the laws of 2007, and  subdi-
vision  2-a  as amended by chapter 8 of the laws of 2008, are amended to
read as follows:
  1. Eight hours shall constitute a legal day's work for all classes  of
employees  in  this  state  except  those  engaged  in farm and domestic
service unless otherwise provided by law OR UNLESS A PERSON IS  EMPLOYED
FOR  LESS THAN FIVE DAYS IN ANY WEEK IN WHICH CASE TEN HOURS MAY CONSTI-
TUTE A LEGAL DAY'S WORK.
  2. Each contract to which the state or a public benefit corporation or
a municipal corporation or a commission appointed pursuant to law  is  a
party,  and  any  contract for public work entered into by a third party
acting in place of, on behalf of and for  the  benefit  of  such  public
entity  pursuant  to  any  lease, permit or other agreement between such
third party and the public entity, and which may involve the  employment
of  laborers,  workers  or mechanics shall contain a stipulation that no
laborer, worker or mechanic in the employ of the contractor, subcontrac-
tor or other person doing or contracting to do the whole or  a  part  of
the  work contemplated by the contract shall be permitted or required to
work:
  (A) more than eight hours in any one calendar day or  more  than  five
days in any one week; OR
  (B) MORE THAN TEN HOURS IN ANY ONE CALENDAR DAY OR MORE THAN FOUR DAYS
IN  ANY  ONE  WEEK, except in cases of extraordinary emergency including
fire, flood or danger to life or property. No such person  shall  be  so
employed:
  (C) more than eight hours in any day or more than five days in any one
week; OR

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