senate Bill S6537

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes local governments to pay higher levels of minimum wage

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Feb 04, 2014 referred to labor

S6537 - Details

Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §666, Lab L

S6537 - Summary

Authorizes local governments to pay higher levels of minimum wage.

S6537 - Sponsor Memo

S6537 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6537

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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 authorizing local  govern-
  ments to pay higher level of minimum wage benefits

  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  666  to
read as follows:
  S  666.  NON-PREEMPTION  CLAUSE.  NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE OR ANY OTHER
PROVISION OF LAW SHALL BE  DEEMED  TO  PROHIBIT  ANY  MUNICIPALITY  FROM
ESTABLISHING  OR  ENFORCING  WITHIN ITS GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARIES PAYMENT OF
MINIMUM WAGE OF BENEFITS STANDARDS THAT ARE HIGHER  OR  MORE  PROTECTIVE
THAN THOSE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13417-01-4

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