assembly Bill A8022

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to minimum wage order increases

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May 24, 2016 held for consideration in labor
Jan 06, 2016 referred to labor
Jun 04, 2015 referred to labor

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A8022 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง652, 654, 655 & 656, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A4727
2019-2020: A3542
2021-2022: A5063

A8022 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the procedure regarding minimum wage order increases.

A8022 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8022

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 4, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PALMESANO, OAKS, BARCLAY, FINCH, GIGLIO -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the  labor  law,  in  relation  to  minimum  wage  order
  increases

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

  Section 1. Section 652 of the labor law is amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7.  NEW  WAGE  ORDERS. NO NEW MINIMUM WAGE ORDER OR MODIFICATION OF AN
EXISTING WAGE ORDER ISSUED BY THE COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO THIS  ARTICLE
SHALL  BE  EFFECTIVE  UNTIL THE LEGISLATURE AUTHORIZES THE WAGE INCREASE
CONTAINED WITHIN SUCH ORDER.
  S 2. Section 654 of the labor law, as added by chapter 619 of the laws
of 1960, is amended to read as follows:
  S 654. Basis of changes in minimum  wage.    In  establishing  minimum
wages  and regulations for any occupation or occupations pursuant to the
provisions of the following sections of this article, the wage board and
the  commissioner  shall  consider  the  amount  sufficient  to  provide
adequate  maintenance  and  to protect health and, in addition, the wage
board and the commissioner shall consider the value of the work or clas-
sification of work performed, and the wages paid in the state  for  work
of  like  or comparable character.   FURTHER, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL USE
EXISTING EMPLOYMENT DATA TO PREPARE AN ANALYSIS OF THE  POSSIBLE  AGGRE-
GATE  COST  INCURRED  BY BUSINESSES LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK
FOR SUCH AN INCREASE.
  S 3. Subdivision 4 of section 655 of the labor law, as added by  chap-
ter 619 of the laws of 1960, is amended to read as follows:
  4. Report. Within forty-five days of the appointment of the wage board
to  inquire into wages in any occupation or occupations, the board shall
(a) conduct public hearings and (b) submit to the commissioner a report,
including its recommendations as to minimum wages  and  regulations  for

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11417-01-5