assembly Bill A7748A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to equal pay for similar work protections for protected classes

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Current Bill Status Via S6436 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 26, 2019 approval memo.90
signed chap.741
Dec 24, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 19, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.461
substituted for a7748a
Jun 19, 2019 substituted by s6436
Jun 17, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.461
rules report cal.461
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 04, 2019 print number 7748a
Jun 04, 2019 amend and recommit to ways and means
May 21, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
May 17, 2019 referred to governmental employees

A7748 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6436
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §118, Civ Serv L

A7748 - Summary

Relates to equal pay for similar work protections for protected classes.

A7748 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7748

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Employees

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in  relation  to  equal  pay  for
  similar work protections for protected classes

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 118 of the  civil
service  law, as added by chapter 790 of the laws of 1958, is amended to
read as follows:
  (c) The principle of fair and equal pay for similar work  OR  SUBSTAN-
TIALLY  SIMILAR  WORK,  WHEN VIEWED AS A COMPOSITE OF SKILL, EFFORT, AND
RESPONSIBILITY, AND PERFORMED  UNDER  SIMILAR  WORKING  CONDITIONS,  FOR
EMPLOYEES  WITH STATUS WITHIN A PROTECTED CLASS shall be followed in the
classification and reclassification and the allocation and  reallocation
of  positions pursuant to this article and all positions having the same
title shall be allocated to the same salary grade.  FOR THE PURPOSES  OF
THIS  SECTION,  THE TERM "PROTECTED CLASS" SHALL MEAN ANY GROUP OF INDI-
VIDUALS THAT ARE PROTECTED AGAINST AN UNLAWFUL  DISCRIMINATORY  PRACTICE
BY  AN EMPLOYER PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETY-SIX OF THE EXECU-
TIVE LAW.
  § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 118 of the civil service law is  amended
by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C)  TO  ENSURE  THAT NO EMPLOYEE WITH STATUS WITHIN A PROTECTED CLASS
SHALL BE PAID A WAGE AT A RATE LESS THAN THE RATE AT WHICH  AN  EMPLOYEE
WITHOUT STATUS WITHIN A PROTECTED CLASS OR WITH STATUS IN THE SAME, OR A
DIFFERENT  PROTECTED CLASS IN THE SAME ESTABLISHMENT IS PAID FOR SIMILAR
WORK OR SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR WORK. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS  PARAGRAPH,
EMPLOYEES  SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TO  WORK  IN THE SAME ESTABLISHMENT IF THE
EMPLOYEES WORK FOR THE SAME EMPLOYER AT WORKPLACES LOCATED IN  THE  SAME
GEOGRAPHICAL  REGION, NO LARGER THAN A COUNTY, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT POPU-
LATION DISTRIBUTION, ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, AND/OR THE PRESENCE  OF  MUNICI-
PALITIES.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Co-Sponsors

A7748A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6436
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §118, Civ Serv L

A7748A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to equal pay for similar work protections for protected classes.

A7748A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7748--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental  Employees  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in  relation  to  equal  pay  for
  similar work protections for protected classes

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 118 of the  civil
service  law, as added by chapter 790 of the laws of 1958, is amended to
read as follows:
  (c) The principle of fair and equal pay for similar work  OR  SUBSTAN-
TIALLY  SIMILAR  WORK,  WHEN VIEWED AS A COMPOSITE OF SKILL, EFFORT, AND
RESPONSIBILITY, AND PERFORMED  UNDER  SIMILAR  WORKING  CONDITIONS,  AND
WITHOUT  DISCRIMINATION  BASED ON STATUS WITHIN A PROTECTED CLASS, shall
be followed in the classification and  reclassification  and  the  allo-
cation  and  reallocation  of positions pursuant to this article and all
positions having the same, OR  SUBSTANTIALLY  SIMILAR,  title  shall  be
allocated  to  the  same salary grade. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
THE TERM "PROTECTED CLASS" INCLUDES AGE, RACE,  CREED,  COLOR,  NATIONAL
ORIGIN,  SEXUAL  ORIENTATION,  GENDER  IDENTITY  OR EXPRESSION, MILITARY
STATUS, SEX, DISABILITY, PREDISPOSING GENETIC CHARACTERISTICS,  FAMILIAL
STATUS,  MARITAL  STATUS,  OR  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE VICTIM STATUS, AND ANY
EMPLOYEE PROTECTED FROM DISCRIMINATION PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPHS  (A),  (B)
AND  (C)  OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETY-SIX OF THE
EXECUTIVE LAW, AND ANY INTERN PROTECTED FROM DISCRIMINATION PURSUANT  TO
SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETY-SIX-C OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  §  2. Subdivision 2 of section 118 of the civil service law is amended
by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) TO ENSURE  THAT  NO  EMPLOYEE  WITH  STATUS  WITHIN  ONE  OR  MORE
PROTECTED  CLASS OR CLASSES SHALL BE PAID A WAGE AT A RATE LESS THAN THE

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