|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 11, 2020||referred to labor|
senate Bill S8312
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8312 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S8312 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE:: This bill creates a task force to examine industries with higher levels of unemployment than the overall average, develop an outreach program to those unemployed workers, and connecting these workers with job train- ing, financial assistance, job search resources, among others. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:: Section one creates the Industry Targeted Unemployment Task Force and sets its composition and duties.
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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