senate Bill S660

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain retaliatory personnel action by employers

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Jan 09, 2013 referred to labor

S660 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง740, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1617
2009-2010: S61

S660 - Summary

Prohibits retaliatory personnel action by an employer against an employee who discloses or threatens to disclose an activity, policy or practice of the employer or a fellow employee that is in violation of law; removes requirement that such violation of law present a substantial and specific danger to public health or safety.

S660 - Sponsor Memo

S660 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   660

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SAMPSON -- 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 certain retal-
  iatory personnel action by employers

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 740 of the labor
law, as amended by chapter 442 of the laws of 2006, is amended and a new
paragraph (a-1) is added to read as follows:
  (a) discloses, or threatens to disclose to a supervisor or to a public
body an activity,  policy  or  practice  of  the  employer  that  is  in
violation  of  [law,]  rule  or  regulation  which violation creates and
presents a substantial and specific danger to the public health or safe-
ty, or which constitutes health care fraud;
  (A-1) DISCLOSES, OR THREATENS TO DISCLOSE TO  A  SUPERVISOR  OR  TO  A
PUBLIC  BODY  AN ACTIVITY, POLICY OR PRACTICE OF THE EMPLOYER OR ANOTHER
EMPLOYEE THAT IS IN VIOLATION OF LAW;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01797-01-3

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