senate Bill S7772

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the fair wage act, raising the minimum wage and allowing localities to raise minimum wages by up to an additional thirty percent

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jun 06, 2014 referred to local government


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S7772 - Details

Law Section:
Municipal Home Rule Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11, Munic Home R L; amd §§652 & 654, Lab L

S7772 - Summary

Enact the fair wage act; raises the minimum wage and allows localities to raise minimum wages by up to an additional thirty percent.

S7772 - Sponsor Memo

S7772 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2014

Introduced by Sens. SANDERS, STEWART-COUSINS, GIANARIS -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Local Government

AN ACT to amend the municipal home  rule  law  and  the  labor  law,  in
  relation  to  enacting the fair wage act, raising the minimum wage and
  allowing localities to raise minimum wages  by  up  to  an  additional
  thirty percent


  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "fair  wage
  S  2. Paragraph f of subdivision 1 of section 11 of the municipal home
rule law, as amended by chapter 21 of the laws of 1992,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  f. Applies to or affects any provision of paragraph (c) of subdivision
one  of  section  8-100  of  the  election law, the labor law, EXCEPT AS
LABOR  LAW,  sections two, three and four of chapter one thousand eleven
of the laws  of  nineteen  hundred  sixty-eight,  entitled  "An  act  in
relation  to  the  maximum  hours of labor of certain municipal and fire
district firemen and the holidays of firemen  and  policemen,  repealing
certain  sections  of  the  labor law relating thereto, and to amend the
municipal home rule law, in relation thereto," as amended, the volunteer
[firemen's] FIREFIGHTERS'  benefit  law,  or  the  [workmen's]  WORKERS'
compensation  law or changes any provision of the multiple residence law
or the multiple dwelling law, except that  in  a  city  of  one  million
persons  or more, the provisions of local law for the enforcement of the
housing code which is not less restrictive than  the  multiple  dwelling
law may be applied in the enforcement of the multiple dwelling law.
  S  3.  Subdivision  1  of  section 652 of the labor law, as amended by
section 1 of part P of chapter 57 of the laws of  2013,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  1.  Statutory.  Every  employer shall pay to each of its employees for
each hour worked a wage of not less than THE WAGE AS MAY BE  ESTABLISHED

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


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