senate Bill S5754

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the calculation of weekly unemployment insurance and the repeal of certain provisions relating thereto

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Mar 03, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
May 14, 2019 referred to labor

Votes

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Mar 3, 2020 - Labor committee Vote

S5754
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: Mar 3, 2020

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S5754 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A446
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §523, §591 sub 3 ¶(a), amd Lab L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7278
2015-2016: A4839
2017-2018: A1857, A9759
2021-2022: S1042, A2355

S5754 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the calculation of weekly unemployment insurance and the repeal of certain provisions relating thereto.

S5754 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5754 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5754
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 14, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- 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 the calculation of  weekly
   employment  insurance  benefits  for  workers  who are partially unem-
   ployed; and repealing certain provisions of such law relating thereto

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 522 of the labor law, as amended by chapter 720 of
 the laws of 1953, is amended to read as follows:
   § 522. Total unemployment AND PARTIAL UNEMPLOYMENT.  "Total  unemploy-
 ment"  means  the  total  lack of any employment [on any day] DURING ANY
 WEEK. "PARTIAL EMPLOYMENT" MEANS ANY EMPLOYMENT DURING ANY WEEK THAT  IS
 LESS  THAN FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT SO LONG AS THE COMPENSATION PAID IS LESS
 THAN THE CLAIMANT'S WEEKLY BENEFIT  RATE  PLUS  THE  CLAIMANT'S  PARTIAL
 BENEFIT  CREDIT. The term "employment" as used in this section means any
 employment including that not defined in this title.
   § 2. Section 523 of the labor law is REPEALED and a new section 523 is
 added to read as follows:
   § 523. EFFECTIVE WEEK. "EFFECTIVE WEEK" MEANS (A) A WEEK DURING  WHICH
 A  CLAIMANT  PERFORMS NO SERVICES FOR WHICH THE CLAIMANT IS PAID COMPEN-
 SATION, OR (B) A WEEK DURING WHICH A CLAIMANT  PERFORMS  SERVICES  ON  A
 PART-TIME BASIS FOR WHICH THE CLAIMANT IS PAID COMPENSATION THAT IS LESS
 THAN  THE CLAIMANT'S WEEKLY BENEFIT RATE PLUS HIS OR HER PARTIAL BENEFIT
 CREDIT.
   § 3. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 525 to  read  as
 follows:
   §  525.  PARTIAL  BENEFIT  CREDIT. "PARTIAL BENEFIT CREDIT" MEANS THAT
 PART OF THE COMPENSATION, IF ANY, PAID TO A CLAIMANT WITH RESPECT  TO  A
 WEEK  FOR  WHICH  BENEFITS  ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THIS LAW
 WHICH IS NOT IN EXCESS OF FIFTY PER CENTUM OF  THE  INDIVIDUAL'S  WEEKLY
 BENEFIT  RATE,  OR  ONE  HUNDRED DOLLARS, WHICHEVER IS THE GREATER. SUCH
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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