|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to labor|
|Apr 15, 2013||held in committee|
|Mar 11, 2013||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to labor|
senate Bill S1834
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S1834 - Details
S1834 - Summary
Enacts the "Parental Involvement Leave Act" requiring employers to grant employees up to 16 hours leave during any school year to attend school conferences or classroom activities related to the employee's child if the conference or activity cannot be scheduled during nonwork hours; defines "employer" as "a state agency, officer, or department, a unit of local government, a school district, an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, or a nonprofit organization which employs 50 or more employees in NYS; provides that such leave may not be taken unless the employee has exhausted all accrued leave and any leave that may be granted (except sick leave and disability leave); provides that these provisions do not require that an employee receive compensation for such leave… (view more) related provisions.
S1834 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1834 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to the parental involvement leave act PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to enable parents an opportunity to attend their child's school related functions during work hours that cannot be scheduled during non-work hours. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill amends the labor law by adding a new article 21 to create the Parental Involvement Leave Act. This section states that an employer must grant an employee leave of up to a total of sixteen hours during any school year to attend school conferences or classroom activities related to the employee's child that cannot be scheduled during non-work hours. The section also outlines notification and verification procedures, leave limits and employee rights under this act. JUSTIFICATION: Studies have shown that children whose parents are actively involved
S1834 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1834 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. PARKER, DIAZ, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print- ed to be committed to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to the parental involvement leave 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 PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT LEAVE ACT SECTION 750. SHORT TITLE. 751. DEFINITIONS. 752. SCHOOL CONFERENCE AND ACTIVITY LEAVE. 753. NOTIFICATION. 754. VERIFICATION. 755. EMPLOYEE RIGHTS. 756. LIMITS ON LEAVE. S 750. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE "PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT LEAVE ACT". S 751. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE: 1. THE TERM "EMPLOYEE" MEANS A PERSON WHO PERFORMS SERVICES FOR HIRE FOR AN EMPLOYER FOR: A. AT LEAST SIX CONSECUTIVE MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING A REQUEST FOR LEAVE UNDER THIS ARTICLE; AND B. AN AVERAGE NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK EQUAL TO AT LEAST ONE-HALF THE FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT POSITIONS IN THE EMPLOYERS' JOB CLASSIFICATION, AS DEFINED BY THE EMPLOYERS' PERSONNEL POLICIES OR PRACTICES OR IN ACCORD- ANCE WITH A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, DURING THOSE SIX MONTHS. 2. THE TERM "EMPLOYEE" SHALL NOT INCLUDE AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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