assembly Bill A9274

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires employers of retail, food service or cleaning employees to give such employees 7 day notice of their work schedule and a months notice of the minimum hours of work

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Feb 10, 2016 referred to labor

A9274 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4363
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5 Title 2 ยงยง171 - 176, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A1323, S347
2019-2020: A315, S3346

A9274 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires employers of retail, food service or cleaning employees to give such employees 7 days' notice of their work schedule and a month's notice of the minimum hours of work; provides a private right of action to employees who are aggrieved by certain violations of such provisions.

A9274 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9274

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 10, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to employee work schedules

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

  Section 1. Article 5 of the labor law is amended by adding a new title
2 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 2
                          SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 171. DEFINITIONS.
        172. ADVANCED NOTICE REQUIREMENTS.
        173. EXCHANGE OF SHIFTS.
        174. PROHIBITED ACTS.
        175. EXCEPTIONS.
        176. ENFORCEMENT.
  S 171. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  1.  "EMPLOYER"  SHALL  MEAN ANY PERSON, CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY
COMPANY, LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP  OR  ASSOCIATION  EMPLOYING  FIVE
HUNDRED  OR MORE FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES NATIONWIDE OR A PROPORTIONAL NUMBER
OF PART-TIME EMPLOYEES, WHO EMPLOYS  A  RETAIL  EMPLOYEE,  FOOD  SERVICE
EMPLOYEE OR CLEANING EMPLOYEE.
  2.  "EMPLOYEE" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYED AS A RETAIL EMPLOYEE,
FOOD SERVICE EMPLOYEE OR CLEANING EMPLOYEE BY AN EMPLOYER.
  3. "RETAIL EMPLOYEE" SHALL MEAN ANY EMPLOYEE PRIMARILY ENGAGED IN  THE
SALE  OF ITEMS AT A RETAIL STORE ENGAGED IN THE SALE OF ITEMS TO CONSUM-
ERS.
  4. "FOOD SERVICE EMPLOYEE" SHALL MEAN ANY EMPLOYEE  PRIMARILY  ENGAGED
IN  THE  SERVICE  OF FOOD OR BEVERAGE TO GUESTS, PATRONS OR CUSTOMERS IN
THE HOTEL OR RESTAURANT INDUSTRY, INCLUDING BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  WAIT
STAFF,  BARTENDERS,  CAPTAINS  AND  BUSING  PERSONNEL; AND WHO REGULARLY
RECEIVES TIPS FROM SUCH GUESTS, PATRONS OR CUSTOMERS.
  5. "CLEANING EMPLOYEE" SHALL MEAN ANY EMPLOYEE  PRIMARILY  ENGAGED  IN
ACTIVITIES INVOLVING CLEANING IN A COMMERCIAL CONTEXT AT A COMMERCIAL OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09954-04-6