senate Bill S1703

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring businesses to pay holiday premium pay on certain federal holidays

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee


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Jan 15, 2019 referred to labor

S1703 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8498
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §190, add §191-d, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9488
2017-2018: S8436, A3514

S1703 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring employers to pay holiday premium pay to certain employees on certain federal holidays including New Year's Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day.

S1703 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1703 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1703

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- 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 requiring employers to pay
  holiday premium pay to certain employees on certain federal holidays

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 190 of the labor law is amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  "HOLIDAY  PREMIUM PAY" MEANS A RATE OF BASIC PAY PLUS PREMIUM PAY
AT A RATE EQUAL TO ONE-HALF HIS OR HER RATE OF BASIC PAY  FOR  NON-OVER-
TIME HOURS WORKED UP TO EIGHT ON CERTAIN FEDERAL HOLIDAYS.
  § 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 191-d to read as
follows:
  § 191-D. HOLIDAY PREMIUM PAY.  EVERY EMPLOYER SHALL PAY TO EACH OF ITS
EMPLOYEES, EXCEPT ANY PERSON EMPLOYED IN A BONA FIDE EXECUTIVE, ADMINIS-
TRATIVE,  OR  PROFESSIONAL CAPACITY WHOSE EARNINGS ARE IN EXCESS OF NINE
HUNDRED DOLLARS A WEEK, HOLIDAY PREMIUM PAY, AS DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION
TEN  OF  SECTION  ONE  HUNDRED  NINETY OF THIS ARTICLE, ON THE FOLLOWING
HOLIDAYS:
  1. NEW YEAR'S DAY;
  2. LABOR DAY;
  3. MEMORIAL DAY; AND
  4. INDEPENDENCE DAY.
  § 3. Nothing in this act shall be deemed to diminish the rights, priv-
ileges, or remedies of any  employee  under  any  collective  bargaining
agreement or employment contract.
  § 4. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07063-01-9

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