senate Bill S1834

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts parental involvement leave act requiring employers to grant employees up to 16 hours leave to attend school conferences or classroom activities

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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

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S1834 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A284
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 §§750 - 756, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1483, A2536
2009-2010: S2453, A8207

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

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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