senate Bill S6455

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a living wage rate

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Mar 10, 2014 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 24, 2014 referred to labor

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S6455 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9386
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19-D ยงยง696 - 696-e, Lab L

S6455 - Summary

Establishes a living wage rate.

S6455 - Sponsor Memo

S6455 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6455

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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 establishing a living wage
  rate

  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 article 19-D to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 19-D
                             FAIR WAGES ACT
SECTION 696.   DEFINITIONS.
        696-A. LIVING WAGE RATE.
        696-B. PAYMENT OF LIVING WAGE.
        696-C. IMPLEMENTATION.
        696-D. COMMISSIONER'S POWERS OF INVESTIGATION.
        696-E. CIVIL ACTION.
  S 696. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE TERM:
  1. "EMPLOYER" MEANS A FORMULA RETAIL STORE, LARGE EMPLOYER,  TRANSPOR-
TATION  BUSINESS, OR FRANCHISEE OR SUBCONTRACTOR, AND INCLUDES ANY INDI-
VIDUAL, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY  COMPA-
NY,  BUSINESS  TRUST,  LEGAL  REPRESENTATIVE,  OR ANY ORGANIZED GROUP OF
PERSONS ACTING AS EMPLOYER.
  2. "FORMULA RETAIL STORE" MEANS ANY EMPLOYER THAT  OPERATES  A  RETAIL
SALES OR RESTAURANT ESTABLISHMENT EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH FRANCHISEES
AND  THAT,  ALONG  WITH  ELEVEN OR MORE OTHER RETAIL SALES OR RESTAURANT
ESTABLISHMENTS LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES, MAINTAINS TWO  OR  MORE  OF
THE  FOLLOWING  FEATURES:  (A)  A  STANDARDIZED  ARRAY OF MERCHANDISE, A
STANDARDIZED FACADE, A STANDARDIZED DECOR AND COLOR  SCHEME,  A  UNIFORM
APPAREL, STANDARDIZED SIGNAGE, A TRADEMARK; OR (B) A SERVICEMARK.
  3.  "LARGE  EMPLOYER" MEANS ANY EMPLOYER THAT HAS ANNUAL GROSS REVENUE
OF FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS OR MORE, BUT SHALL NOT INCLUDE (A) AN  EMPLOYER
WHOSE  PRINCIPAL  INDUSTRY  IS  MANUFACTURING;  OR  (B) A NOT-FOR-PROFIT
ORGANIZATION.  AN EMPLOYER SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE ANNUAL GROSS  REVENUE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13688-03-4

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