assembly Bill A7366

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a civil cause of action for employees who are subjected to an abusive work environment

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
Apr 26, 2019 referred to labor

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A7366 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2261
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 20-D §§760 - 769, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5414, S1823
2011-2012: A4258, S3617, S4289
2013-2014: A4965, S3863
2015-2016: A3250, S6438
2017-2018: A7808, S4053
2021-2022: A3632, S575

A7366 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a civil cause of action for employees who are subjected to an abusive work environment.

A7366 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   7366
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 26, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, COLTON, GUNTHER, JAFFEE, L. ROSEN-
   THAL, RIVERA, PRETLOW,  WEPRIN,  LUPARDO,  ABBATE,  BENEDETTO,  ORTIZ,
   DINOWITZ,  HEVESI,  WRIGHT,  MOSLEY,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  STECK, AUBRY --
   Multi-Sponsored by -- M.    of  A.  ARROYO,  BRABENEC,  COOK,  CRESPO,
   CUSICK,  CYMBROWITZ,  DAVILA, FAHY, GALEF, GIGLIO, GOODELL, GOTTFRIED,
   JOHNS, LENTOL, LIFTON, MALLIOTAKIS,  McDONALD,  McDONOUGH,  MONTESANO,
   O'DONNELL,  PAULIN,  PERRY,  RA, RAIA, RAMOS, RODRIGUEZ, STEC, THIELE,
   TITUS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to establishing healthy work-
   places
 
   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 20-D to
 read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 20-D
                            HEALTHY WORKPLACES
 SECTION 760. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND INTENT.
         761. DEFINITIONS.
         762. ABUSIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT.
         763. EMPLOYER LIABILITY.
         764. EMPLOYEE LIABILITY.
         765. AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES.
         766. REMEDIES.
         767. ENFORCEMENT.
         768. EFFECT ON COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS.
         769. EFFECT OF OTHER LAWS.
   § 760. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND INTENT. THE LEGISLATURE  HEREBY  FINDS
 THAT  THE  SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC WELL-BEING OF THE STATE IS DEPENDENT UPON
 HEALTHY AND PRODUCTIVE EMPLOYEES. AT LEAST ONE-THIRD  OF  ALL  EMPLOYEES
 DIRECTLY  EXPERIENCE  HEALTH  ENDANGERING  WORKPLACE BULLYING, ABUSE AND
 HARASSMENT DURING THEIR WORKING LIVES.   SUCH FORM  OF  MISTREATMENT  IS
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.