senate Bill S7742

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to employment agencies, including application for license; procedures; granting of licenses and enforcement of provisions relating thereto

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Jun 03, 2014 referred to consumer protection

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S7742 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9742
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§171, 173, 174, 179, 181, 185, 186, 187, 189 & 190, add §195, Gen Bus L

S7742 - Summary

Relates to employment agencies, including application for license; procedures; granting of licenses and enforcement of provisions relating thereto.

S7742 - Sponsor Memo

S7742 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7742

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business  law,  in  relation  to  employment
  agencies

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

  Section 1. Section 171 of the  general  business  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 12 to read as follows:
  12.  "BONA FIDE ORDER" MEANS A WRITTEN ORDER FROM AN EMPLOYER DIRECTED
TO AN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY STATING THAT  THE  EMPLOYER  REQUESTS  THAT  THE
EMPLOYMENT  AGENCY REFER ONE OR MORE JOB APPLICANTS FOR A SPECIFIC POSI-
TION OR POSITIONS WITHIN A SPECIFIED AND LIMITED APPLICATION PERIOD.  AN
EMPLOYMENT AGENCY MUST RENEW A BONA FIDE ORDER AFTER FORTY-FIVE DAYS  IF
IT INTENDS TO REFER AN APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION DESCRIBED IN SUCH BONA
FIDE  ORDER,  AND  THE  EMPLOYMENT  AGENCY MUST SPECIFY ON THE BONA FIDE
ORDER THE NAME OF THE REPRESENTATIVE OF  THE  PROSPECTIVE  EMPLOYER  WHO
AUTHORIZED THE RENEWAL AND THE DATE ON WHICH THE RENEWAL WAS AUTHORIZED.
THE BONA FIDE ORDER SHALL ALSO INCLUDE A WRITTEN STATEMENT SETTING FORTH
THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THE POSITION DESCRIBED IN THE
ORDER; SUCH WRITTEN STATEMENT SHALL INCLUDE, AT A MINIMUM, THE FOLLOWING
INFORMATION:
  A. THE NAME OF THE EMPLOYER, ANY "DOING BUSINESS AS" NAMES USED BY THE
EMPLOYER,  THE PHYSICAL ADDRESS OF THE EMPLOYER'S MAIN OFFICE OR PRINCI-
PAL PLACE OF BUSINESS, AND A MAILING ADDRESS IF DIFFERENT, THE TELEPHONE
NUMBER OF THE EMPLOYER, PLUS SUCH OTHER INFORMATION AS THE  COMMISSIONER
DEEMS MATERIAL AND NECESSARY;
  B. THE PLACE OR PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT;
  C. THE HOURS OF WORK PER DAY AND NUMBER OF DAYS PER WEEK TO BE WORKED;
  D.  THE  RATE  OR  RATES OF PAY AND BASIS THEREOF, WHETHER PAID BY THE
HOUR, SHIFT, DAY, WEEK, SALARY, PIECE, COMMISSION, OR OTHER, ALLOWANCES,
IF ANY, CLAIMED AS PART OF THE MINIMUM WAGE,  INCLUDING  TIP,  MEAL,  OR
LODGING ALLOWANCES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13485-05-4

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