senate Bill S2707A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York state fair pay act

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to labor
May 22, 2015 print number 2707a
May 22, 2015 amend and recommit to labor
Jan 28, 2015 referred to labor

Co-Sponsors

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S2707 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6937
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 §§750 - 756, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S955, A3911
2011-2012: S2200, A6130
2013-2014: S1491, A5958
2017-2018: S4482, A4696
2019-2020: S1454

S2707 - 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.

S2707 - Sponsor Memo

S2707 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2707

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, BRESLIN, DIAZ, GIANARIS, HAMILTON,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON,   HOYLMAN,  KENNEDY,  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER,  PERKINS,
  RIVERA, SERRANO, STAVISKY, 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 ARTICLE 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.
                                                           LBD03616-02-5

Co-Sponsors

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S2707A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6937
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 §§750 - 756, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S955, A3911
2011-2012: S2200, A6130
2013-2014: S1491, A5958
2017-2018: S4482, A4696
2019-2020: S1454

S2707A (ACTIVE) - 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.

S2707A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2707A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2707--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, BRESLIN, DIAZ, GIANARIS, HAMILTON,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  HOYLMAN,  KENNEDY,  MONTGOMERY,  PANEPINTO, PARKER,
  PERKINS, RIVERA, SERRANO, SQUADRON, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS --  read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Labor --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03616-05-5

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