senate Bill S2873A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the calculation of weekly unemployment insurance and the repeal of certain provisions relating thereto

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to labor
Mar 17, 2015 print number 2873a
Mar 17, 2015 amend and recommit to labor
Jan 29, 2015 referred to labor

Co-Sponsors

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S2873 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4839
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §523, §591 sub 3 ¶(a), amd Lab L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6572, A7278
2017-2018: A1857, A9759
2019-2020: A446

S2873 - Summary

Relates to the calculation of weekly unemployment insurance and the repeal of certain provisions relating thereto.

S2873 - Sponsor Memo

S2873 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2873

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 the calculation of  weekly
  employment  insurance  benefits  for  workers  who are partially unem-
  ployed; and repealing certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section  1. Section 522 of the labor law, as amended by chapter 720 of
the laws of 1953, is amended to read as follows:
  S 522. Total unemployment AND PARTIAL UNEMPLOYMENT.  "Total  unemploy-
ment"  means  the  total  lack of any employment [on any day] DURING ANY
WEEK. "PARTIAL EMPLOYMENT" MEANS ANY EMPLOYMENT DURING ANY WEEK THAT  IS
LESS  THAN FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT SO LONG AS THE COMPENSATION PAID IS LESS
THAN THE CLAIMANT'S WEEKLY BENEFIT  RATE  PLUS  THE  CLAIMANT'S  PARTIAL
BENEFIT  CREDIT. The term "employment" as used in this section means any
employment including that not defined in this title.
  S 2. Section 523 of the labor law is REPEALED and a new section 523 is
added to read as follows:
  S 523. EFFECTIVE WEEK. "EFFECTIVE WEEK" MEANS (A) A WEEK DURING  WHICH
A  CLAIMANT  PERFORMS NO SERVICES FOR WHICH THE CLAIMANT IS PAID COMPEN-
SATION, OR (B) A WEEK DURING WHICH A CLAIMANT  PERFORMS  SERVICES  ON  A
PART-TIME BASIS FOR WHICH THE CLAIMANT IS PAID COMPENSATION THAT IS LESS
THAN  THE CLAIMANT'S WEEKLY BENEFIT RATE PLUS HIS OR HER PARTIAL BENEFIT
CREDIT.
  S 3. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 525 to  read  as
follows:
  S  525.  PARTIAL  BENEFIT  CREDIT. "PARTIAL BENEFIT CREDIT" MEANS THAT
PART OF THE COMPENSATION, IF ANY, PAID TO A CLAIMANT WITH RESPECT  TO  A
WEEK  FOR  WHICH  BENEFITS  ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THIS LAW
WHICH IS NOT IN EXCESS OF FIFTY PER CENTUM OF  THE  INDIVIDUAL'S  WEEKLY
BENEFIT  RATE,  OR  ONE  HUNDRED DOLLARS, WHICHEVER IS THE GREATER. SUCH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06733-02-5

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S2873A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4839
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §523, §591 sub 3 ¶(a), amd Lab L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6572, A7278
2017-2018: A1857, A9759
2019-2020: A446

S2873A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the calculation of weekly unemployment insurance and the repeal of certain provisions relating thereto.

S2873A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2873A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2873--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SAVINO, ADDABBO, AVELLA, PANEPINTO, PARKER, PERALTA
  -- 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 the calculation of weekly
  employment insurance benefits for  workers  who  are  partially  unem-
  ployed; and repealing certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 522 of the labor law, as amended by chapter 720  of
the laws of 1953, is amended to read as follows:
  S  522.  Total unemployment AND PARTIAL UNEMPLOYMENT. "Total unemploy-
ment" means the total lack of any employment [on  any  day]  DURING  ANY
WEEK.  "PARTIAL EMPLOYMENT" MEANS ANY EMPLOYMENT DURING ANY WEEK THAT IS
LESS THAN FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT SO LONG AS THE COMPENSATION PAID IS  LESS
THAN  THE  CLAIMANT'S  WEEKLY  BENEFIT  RATE PLUS THE CLAIMANT'S PARTIAL
BENEFIT CREDIT. The term "employment" as used in this section means  any
employment including that not defined in this title.
  S 2. Section 523 of the labor law is REPEALED and a new section 523 is
added to read as follows:
  S  523. EFFECTIVE WEEK. "EFFECTIVE WEEK" MEANS (A) A WEEK DURING WHICH
A CLAIMANT PERFORMS NO SERVICES FOR WHICH THE CLAIMANT IS  PAID  COMPEN-
SATION,  OR  (B)  A  WEEK DURING WHICH A CLAIMANT PERFORMS SERVICES ON A
PART-TIME BASIS FOR WHICH THE CLAIMANT IS PAID COMPENSATION THAT IS LESS
THAN THE CLAIMANT'S WEEKLY BENEFIT RATE PLUS HIS OR HER PARTIAL  BENEFIT
CREDIT.
  S  3.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 525 to read as
follows:
  S 525. PARTIAL BENEFIT CREDIT. "PARTIAL  BENEFIT  CREDIT"  MEANS  THAT
PART  OF  THE COMPENSATION, IF ANY, PAID TO A CLAIMANT WITH RESPECT TO A
WEEK FOR WHICH BENEFITS ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  LAW

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06733-03-5

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