senate Bill S7994

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to paid family leave benefits

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Jun 02, 2016 referred to rules

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S7994 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10680
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง203, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8788, A1834, A10583
2019-2020: A2277

S7994 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends paid family leave benefits to employees who perform construction, demolition, reconstruction, excavation, rehabilitation, repairs, renovations, alterations, or improvements for multiple employers pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement who shall be eligible for family leave benefits if they were employed for at least twenty-six of the last thirty-nine weeks by any covered employer which is signatory to a collective bargaining agreement.

S7994 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7994 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7994

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to  extending
  paid family leave benefits

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

  Section 1. Section 203 of the workers' compensation law, as amended by
section 3 of part SS of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  S  203. Employees eligible for benefits under section two hundred four
of this article. Employees in employment of a covered employer for  four
or  more  consecutive  weeks and employees in employment during the work
period usual to and available during such four or more consecutive weeks
in any trade or business in which they are  regularly  employed  and  in
which  hiring  from day to day of such employees is the usual employment
practice shall be  eligible  for  disability  benefits  as  provided  in
section  two hundred four of this article.  Employees in employment of a
covered employer for twenty-six or more consecutive weeks and  employees
in  employment during the work period usual to and available during such
twenty-six or more consecutive weeks in any trade or business  in  which
they  are regularly employed and in which hiring from day to day of such
employees is the usual employment practice shall be eligible for  family
leave  benefits as provided in section two hundred four of this article.
FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, EMPLOYEES WHO PERFORM CONSTRUCTION,  DEMO-
LITION,   RECONSTRUCTION,  EXCAVATION,  REHABILITATION,  REPAIRS,  RENO-
VATIONS, ALTERATIONS, OR IMPROVEMENTS FOR MULTIPLE EMPLOYERS PURSUANT TO
A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT SHALL BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR  FAMILY  LEAVE
BENEFITS IF THEY WERE EMPLOYED FOR AT LEAST TWENTY-SIX OF THE LAST THIR-
TY-NINE WEEKS BY ANY COVERED EMPLOYER WHICH IS SIGNATORY TO A COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING  AGREEMENT. Every such employee shall continue to be eligible
for family leave benefits only during employment with a covered  employ-
er.  Every  such  employee  shall continue to be eligible for disability
benefits during such employment and for a period  of  four  weeks  after
such  employment  terminates regardless of whether the employee performs

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

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