|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to labor|
|Jan 04, 2017||referred to labor|
senate Bill S71
Current Bill Status - In Senate Labor Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S71 - Details
S71 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S71 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the labor law, in relation to providing more predictable and stable schedules for employees in low-wage occupations PURPOSE : To provide employees in low-wage occupations with predictable and stable schedules that support workplace flexibility. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section I of the bill amends Section 652 of the Labor Law by adding a new subdivision (7) which provides that an employer shall pay an employee for at least 4 hours at the basic minimum hourly wage for each day an employee reports for work as instructed but is given less than four hours of work. New subsection (7) also provides that an employer shall pay an employee for at least 4 hours at the basic minimum hourly wage for each day an employee is instructed to contact their employer, or wait to be contacted by their employer, less than 24 hours in advance of the start of a potential work shift to determine whether the employee must report to work for such shift. Section II provides a modification of part 142-2.3 of title 12 of the
S71 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 71 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 4, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, DILAN, KENNEDY, PARKER, PERALTA, PERKINS -- 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 providing more predictable and stable schedules for employees in low-wage occupations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 652 of the labor law is amended by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows: 7. AN EMPLOYER WHO OPERATES THIRTY OR MORE ESTABLISHMENTS NATIONWIDE SHALL PAY AN EMPLOYEE: (A) FOR AT LEAST FOUR HOURS AT THE BASIC MINIMUM HOURLY WAGE FOR EACH DAY ON WHICH THE EMPLOYEE REPORTS FOR WORK UNDER SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS BUT IS GIVEN LESS THAN FOUR HOURS OF WORK, EXCEPT THAT IF THE EMPLOYEE'S REGULARLY SCHEDULED SHIFT IS LESS THAN FOUR HOURS, SUCH EMPLOYEE SHALL BE PAID FOR THE EMPLOYEE'S REGULARLY SCHEDULED HOURS FOR THAT DAY IF GIVEN LESS THAN THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED HOURS OF WORK; AND (B) FOR AT LEAST FOUR HOURS AT THE BASIC MINIMUM HOURLY WAGE FOR EACH DAY THE EMPLOYEE IS GIVEN SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTACT THE EMPLOY- EE'S EMPLOYER, OR WAIT TO BE CONTACTED BY THE EMPLOYER, LESS THAN TWEN- TY-FOUR HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE START OF THE POTENTIAL WORK SHIFT TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE EMPLOYEE MUST REPORT TO WORK FOR SUCH SHIFT. (C) NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL APPLY TO ANY EMPLOYER WHO IS SUBJECT TO A HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY WAGE ORDER PROMULGATED BY THE DEPART- MENT, UNLESS THE EMPLOYER IS ALSO SUBJECT TO A FAST FOOD WAGE ORDER PROMULGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT, AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED BY 18 NYCRR PART 146. S 2. Notwithstanding subdivision 7 of section 652 of the labor law, a modification of part 142-2.3 of title 12 of the New York state codes, rules and regulations based on subdivision 7 of such section shall be EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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