senate Bill S71

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to providing more predictable and stable schedules for employees in low-wage occupations

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Jan 04, 2017 referred to labor

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S71 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1518
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §652, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S52A, A261A
2013-2014: S7940, A10191

S71 - Summary

Relates to providing more predictable and stable schedules for employees in low-wage occupations.

S71 - Sponsor Memo

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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