|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||ordered to third reading cal.342|
|May 18, 2017||advanced to third reading cal.418|
|May 16, 2017||reported|
|May 02, 2017||reported referred to codes|
|Feb 03, 2017||referred to labor|
assembly Bill A4836
Archive: Last Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Luis R. Sepúlveda
A4836 (ACTIVE) - Details
A4836 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4836 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 3, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. TITUS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the labor law and the civil service law, in relation to employees' right to review personnel records 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 section 211-b to read as follows: § 211-B. EMPLOYEE RIGHT TO REVIEW PERSONNEL RECORDS. 1. THE EMPLOYER SHALL, UPON WRITTEN REQUEST FROM AN EMPLOYEE OR FORMER EMPLOYEE, PROVIDE SUCH EMPLOYEE, FORMER EMPLOYEE SEPARATED FROM EMPLOYMENT WITH SUCH EMPLOYER WITHIN THE PREVIOUS THREE YEARS, REPRESENTATIVE OF A RECOGNIZED OR CERTIFIED EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION OR ATTORNEY OF SUCH EMPLOYEE WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW AND COPY THE EMPLOYEE'S PERSONNEL FILE IF THE EMPLOYER HAS A PERSONNEL FILE FOR THAT EMPLOYEE. THE REVIEW AND COPYING MUST TAKE PLACE AT THE LOCATION WHERE THE PERSONNEL FILES ARE MAINTAINED AND DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS UNLESS, AT THE EMPLOYER'S DISCRETION, A MORE CONVENIENT TIME AND LOCATION FOR THE EMPLOYEE ARE ARRANGED. 2. IN EACH CALENDAR YEAR, THE EMPLOYER SHALL PROVIDE, AT NO COST TO THE EMPLOYEE, ONE COPY OF THE ENTIRE PERSONNEL FILE WHEN REQUESTED BY THE EMPLOYEE OR FORMER EMPLOYEE SEPARATED FROM EMPLOYMENT WITH SUCH EMPLOYER WITHIN THE LAST THREE YEARS AND, WHEN REQUESTED BY THE EMPLOYEE OR FORMER EMPLOYEE SEPARATED FROM EMPLOYMENT WITHIN THE LAST THREE YEARS WITH SUCH EMPLOYER, ONE COPY OF ALL THE MATERIAL ADDED TO THE PERSONNEL FILE AFTER THE COPY OF THE ENTIRE FILE WAS PROVIDED. THE COST OF COPYING ANY OTHER MATERIAL REQUESTED DURING THE CALENDAR YEAR SHALL BE PAID BY THE EMPLOYEE REQUESTING THE COPY. 3. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, A PERSONNEL FILE INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, ANY FORMAL OR INFORMAL EMPLOYEE EVALUATIONS AND REPORTS RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEE'S CHARACTER, CREDIT, WORK HABITS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS, AND NONPRIVILEGED MEDICAL RECORDS OR NURSES' STATION NOTES EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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