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|Jan 03, 2018||referred to labor|
|Jan 04, 2017||referred to labor|
senate Bill S347
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S347 (ACTIVE) - Details
S347 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires employers of retail, food service or cleaning employees to give such employees 7 days' notice of their work schedule and a month's notice of the minimum hours of work; provides a private right of action to employees who are aggrieved by certain violations of such provisions.
S347 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S347 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the labor law, in relation to employee work schedules PURPOSE : This bill amends the Labor Law by adding a new Title 2 to Article 5 to create a responsibility upon certain employers to provide employees with consistent and predictable work schedules. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 creates a new Title 2 to Article 5 of the Labor Law and includes six subsections pursuant to the new Title. Section 171 dames "employer," "employee," "retail employee." "food service employee" and "cleaning employee" for purposes of the Title. Section 172 creates advanced notice requirements whereby an employer covered by the Title must provide notice of the minimum number of hours the employee will be assigned on a monthly basis, as well as provide seven days notice to an employee as to their scheduled shift; Section 172 also includes posting requirements within covered establishments. Section 173 permits similarly situated employees to exchange work shifts. Section 174 sets forth prohibitions upon employers covered by the Title from interfering with the provisions of the Title and/or retaliating
S347 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 347 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 4, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERALTA -- 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 employee work schedules THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 5 of the labor law is amended by adding a new title 2 to read as follows: TITLE 2 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS SECTION 171. DEFINITIONS. 172. ADVANCED NOTICE REQUIREMENTS. 173. EXCHANGE OF SHIFTS. 174. PROHIBITED ACTS. 175. EXCEPTIONS. 176. ENFORCEMENT. § 171. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE: 1. "EMPLOYER" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON, CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP OR ASSOCIATION EMPLOYING FIVE HUNDRED OR MORE FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES NATIONWIDE OR A PROPORTIONAL NUMBER OF PART-TIME EMPLOYEES, WHO EMPLOYS A RETAIL EMPLOYEE, FOOD SERVICE EMPLOYEE OR CLEANING EMPLOYEE. 2. "EMPLOYEE" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYED AS A RETAIL EMPLOYEE, FOOD SERVICE EMPLOYEE OR CLEANING EMPLOYEE BY AN EMPLOYER. 3. "RETAIL EMPLOYEE" SHALL MEAN ANY EMPLOYEE PRIMARILY ENGAGED IN THE SALE OF ITEMS AT A RETAIL STORE ENGAGED IN THE SALE OF ITEMS TO CONSUM- ERS. 4. "FOOD SERVICE EMPLOYEE" SHALL MEAN ANY EMPLOYEE PRIMARILY ENGAGED IN THE SERVICE OF FOOD OR BEVERAGE TO GUESTS, PATRONS OR CUSTOMERS IN THE HOTEL OR RESTAURANT INDUSTRY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WAIT EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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