senate Bill S347

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires employers of retail, food service or cleaning employees to give such employees 7 day notice of their work schedule and a months notice of the minimum hours of work

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to labor
Jan 04, 2017 referred to labor

S347 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1323
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5 Title 2 §§171 - 176, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4363, A9274
2019-2020: S3346, A315

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

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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