senate Bill S8312

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the industry targeted unemployment task force

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May 11, 2020 referred to labor

S8312 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 18-A §§645 - 649, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3469

S8312 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the industry targeted unemployment task force for the purpose of concentrating unemployment assistance, job training, and job development assistance during times of high unemployment to individuals who have previously been employed by an industry that is experiencing unemployment rates higher than the statewide average.

S8312 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8312 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8312

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 establishing the  industry
  targeted unemployment task force; and providing for the repeal of such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new  article  18-A  to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 18-A
                INDUSTRY TARGETED UNEMPLOYMENT TASK FORCE
SECTION 645. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE.
        646. INDUSTRY TARGETED UNEMPLOYMENT TASK FORCE.
        647. TASK FORCE COMPOSITION.
        648. TASK FORCE DUTIES.
        649. REPORTING.
  §  645.  STATEMENT  OF  PURPOSE.  IT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE TO
ENSURE:
  1. DURING TIMES OF LARGE  OVERALL  UNEMPLOYMENT,  INDIVIDUALS  WITHOUT
EMPLOYMENT  ARE  AWARE  OF  THE VARIOUS JOB TRAINING AND JOB DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO THEM;
  2. THAT VARIOUS JOB TRAINING AND JOB DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED
OR FUNDED BY THE STATE ARE PROMOTED IN  A  MATTER  THAT  TARGETS  FORMER
EMPLOYEES  OF  INDUSTRIES  EXPERIENCING  HIGHER  LEVELS  OF UNEMPLOYMENT
COMPARED TO THE OVERALL RATE; AND
  3. FORMER EMPLOYEES OF INDUSTRIES EXPERIENCING HIGH  LEVELS  OF  UNEM-
PLOYMENT  ARE  ENROLLED  AND  COMPLETE  JOB TRAINING AND JOB DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAMS, SPECIFICALLY IN AREAS THAT HAVE A DEMAND IN NECESSARY LABOR.
  § 646. INDUSTRY TARGETED UNEMPLOYMENT TASK FORCE. THE INDUSTRY TARGET-
ED UNEMPLOYMENT TASK FORCE, REFERRED TO IN  THIS  ARTICLE  AS  THE  TASK
FORCE,  IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONCENTRATING UNEMPLOY-
MENT ASSISTANCE, JOB TRAINING, AND  JOB  DEVELOPMENT  ASSISTANCE  DURING
TIMES  OF  HIGH  UNEMPLOYMENT  TO  INDIVIDUALS  WHO HAVE PREVIOUSLY BEEN

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

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