senate Bill S757A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the "save New York call center jobs act of 2016"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Feb 02, 2016 print number 757a
Feb 02, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to labor
Jan 06, 2016 referred to labor
Jan 07, 2015 referred to labor

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May 24, 2016 - Labor committee Vote

S757A
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: May 24, 2016

nay (1)

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S757 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3688
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 §§770 - 775, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6918
2013-2014: S542, A8514
2017-2018: S1804, A2170
2019-2020: S1826

S757 - Summary

Enacts the "save New York call center jobs act"; requires prior notice of relocation of call center jobs from New York to a foreign country; directs the commissioner of labor to maintain a list of employers who move call center jobs; prohibits loans or grants.

S757 - Sponsor Memo

S757 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   757

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KENNEDY, ADDABBO, AVELLA, HASSELL-THOMPSON, STAVI-
  SKY, VALESKY -- 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  "save  New
  York call center jobs act of 2015"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "save New York call center jobs act of 2015".
  S  2.  The  labor law is amended by adding a new article 21 to read as
follows:
                               ARTICLE 21
                   SAVE NEW YORK CALL CENTER JOBS ACT
SECTION 770. DEFINITIONS.
        771. LIST OF RELOCATED CALL CENTERS.
        772. GRANTS, GUARANTEED LOANS AND TAX BENEFITS.
        773. PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS.
        774. STATE BENEFITS FOR WORKERS.
        775. NO PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION.
  S 770. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. THE TERM "CALL CENTER" MEANS A FACILITY OR OTHER OPERATION  WHEREBY
EMPLOYEES  RECEIVE TELEPHONE CALLS OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION FOR
THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE OR OTHER SERVICE.
  2. (A) THE TERM "EMPLOYER" MEANS  ANY  BUSINESS  ENTITY  THAT  EMPLOYS
FIFTY OR MORE EMPLOYEES, EXCLUDING PART-TIME EMPLOYEES; OR FIFTY OR MORE
EMPLOYEES  THAT IN THE AGGREGATE WORK AT LEAST FIFTEEN HUNDRED HOURS PER
WEEK, EXCLUDING OVERTIME HOURS, FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  STAFFING  A  CALL
CENTER.
  (B)  THE  TERM  "PART-TIME EMPLOYEE" MEANS AN EMPLOYEE WHO IS EMPLOYED
FOR AN AVERAGE OF FEWER THAN TWENTY HOURS  PER  WEEK  OR  WHO  HAS  BEEN

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

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S757A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3688
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 §§770 - 775, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6918
2013-2014: S542, A8514
2017-2018: S1804, A2170
2019-2020: S1826

S757A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "save New York call center jobs act"; requires prior notice of relocation of call center jobs from New York to a foreign country; directs the commissioner of labor to maintain a list of employers who move call center jobs; prohibits loans or grants.

S757A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S757A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 757--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KENNEDY, ADDABBO, AVELLA, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PANEPIN-
  TO,  STAVISKY,  VALESKY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Labor  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  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 "save New
  York call center jobs act of 2016"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "save New York call center jobs act of 2016".
  S 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 21  to  read  as
follows:
                               ARTICLE 21
                   SAVE NEW YORK CALL CENTER JOBS ACT
SECTION 770. DEFINITIONS.
        771. LIST OF RELOCATED CALL CENTERS.
        772. GRANTS, GUARANTEED LOANS AND TAX BENEFITS.
        773. PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS.
        774. STATE BENEFITS FOR WORKERS.
        775. NO PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION.
  S 770. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  THE TERM "CALL CENTER" MEANS A FACILITY OR OTHER OPERATION WHEREBY
EMPLOYEES RECEIVE TELEPHONE CALLS OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION  FOR
THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE OR OTHER SERVICE.
  2.  (A)  THE  TERM  "EMPLOYER"  MEANS ANY BUSINESS ENTITY THAT EMPLOYS
FIFTY OR MORE EMPLOYEES, EXCLUDING PART-TIME EMPLOYEES; OR FIFTY OR MORE
EMPLOYEES THAT IN THE AGGREGATE WORK AT LEAST FIFTEEN HUNDRED HOURS  PER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01678-03-6

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