|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 28, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Mar 10, 2014||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to labor|
|Apr 15, 2013||reported and committed to finance|
|Feb 26, 2013||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to labor|
senate Bill S1491
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S1491 - Details
S1491 - Summary
Enacts the "New York State fair pay act"; provides that it shall be an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate between employees on the basis of sex, race and/or national origin by paying different wages.
S1491 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1491 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to enacting the "New York state fair pay act" SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill adds a new article, Article 21 to the labor law. Article 21 is comprised of § 750: short title §751 is legislative findings and statement of purpose §752 is the definitions section §753 is a prohibition against discrimination in wages § 754 contains other prohibited acts § 755 is the remedies and enforcement section § 756 for regulations to implement this act. Section two of the bill is the effective date.
S1491 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1491 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, ADAMS, ADDABBO, BRESLIN, DIAZ, GIANARIS, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, RIVERA, STAVI- SKY, STEWART-COUSINS -- 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 enacting the "New York state fair pay act" 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 21 to read as follows: ARTICLE 21 NEW YORK STATE FAIR PAY ACT SECTION 750. SHORT TITLE. 751. FINDINGS AND STATEMENT OF PURPOSE. 752. DEFINITIONS. 753. PROHIBITION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION IN WAGES. 754. OTHER PROHIBITED ACTS. 755. REMEDIES AND ENFORCEMENT. 756. REGULATIONS. S 750. SHORT TITLE. THIS ACT SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE "NEW YORK STATE FAIR PAY ACT". S 751. FINDINGS AND STATEMENT OF PURPOSE. (A) THE LEGISLATURE FINDS THE FOLLOWING: (1) DESPITE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS BANNING DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOY- MENT AND PAY, IN BOTH THE PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR, WAGE DIFFERENTIALS PERSIST BETWEEN WOMEN AND MEN AND BETWEEN MINORITIES AND NON-MINORITIES IN THE SAME JOBS AND IN JOBS THAT ARE DISSIMILAR BUT THAT REQUIRE EQUIV- ALENT COMPOSITES OF SKILL, EFFORT, RESPONSIBILITY AND WORKING CONDI- TIONS; (2) THE EXISTENCE OF SUCH WAGE DIFFERENTIALS-- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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