Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 06, 2020||
delivered to governor
|Feb 04, 2020||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.10
substituted for a9136
|Jan 29, 2020||
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
|Jan 21, 2020||
ordered to third reading cal.202
|Jan 17, 2020||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7310Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S7310 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S7310 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7310 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to increasing the length of the suspension period applicable to certain striking workers who seek to obtain unemployment insurance benefits PURPOSE: This is a Chapter Amendment that makes changes to provisions of a chap- ter of the laws of 2019, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 4573 and A. 6592. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This legislation amends the underlying chapter by ratifying changes made to the duration of the suspension period applicable to striking workers seeking unemployment insurance benefits.
2019-S7310 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7310 I N S E N A T E January 17, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to increasing the length of the suspension period applicable to certain striking workers who seek to obtain unemployment insurance benefits THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 3 of section 592 of the labor law, as amended by a chapter of the laws of 2019 amending the labor law relating to decreasing the length of the suspension period applicable to certain striking workers who seek to obtain unemployment insurance benefits, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.4573 and A.6592, are amended to read as follows: 1. Industrial controversy. (a) The accumulation of benefit rights by a claimant shall be suspended during a period of [one week] TWO CONSEC- UTIVE WEEKS beginning with the day after such claimant lost his or her employment because of a strike or other industrial controversy except for lockouts, including concerted activity not authorized or sanctioned by the recognized or certified bargaining agent of the claimant, and other concerted activity conducted in violation of any existing collec- tive bargaining agreement, in the establishment in which he or she was employed, except that benefit rights may be accumulated before the expi- ration of such [one] TWO week period beginning with the day after such strike or other industrial controversy was terminated. (b) Benefits shall not be suspended under this section if: (i) The employer hires a permanent replacement worker for the employ- ee's position. A replacement worker shall be presumed to be permanent unless the employer certifies in writing that the employee will be able to return to his or her prior position upon conclusion of the strike, in the event the strike terminates prior to the conclusion of the employ- ee's eligibility for benefit rights under this chapter. In the event the employer does not permit such return after such certification, the employee shall be entitled to recover any benefits lost as a result of the [one] TWO week suspension of benefits, and the department may impose EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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