assembly Bill A9759

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Feb 05, 2018 referred to labor

A9759 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly 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: A7278
2015-2016: A4839
2019-2020: A446

A9759 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A9759 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9759

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 5, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. STIRPE -- read once and referred 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:
  §  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.
  § 2. Section 523 of the labor law is REPEALED and a new section 523 is
added to read as follows:
  §  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.
  §  3.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 525 to read as
follows:
  § 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
PARTIAL  BENEFIT  CREDIT,  IF  NOT  A  MULTIPLE  OF ONE DOLLAR, SHALL BE
COMPUTED TO THE NEXT HIGHER MULTIPLE OF ONE DOLLAR.

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

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