senate Bill S1826A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the "New York call center jobs act"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 12, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Feb 01, 2019 print number 1826a
Feb 01, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to labor
Jan 16, 2019 referred to labor

Votes

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Feb 12, 2019 - Labor committee Vote

S1826A
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2019

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

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S1826 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A567
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 §§770 - 776, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6918
2013-2014: S542, A7144
2015-2016: S757, A668
2017-2018: S1804, A4350, A7615

S1826 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York call center jobs act"; requires prior notice of relocation of call center jobs from New York to a foreign country; directs the commissioner of labor to maintain a list of employers who move call center jobs; prohibits loans or grants.

S1826 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1826 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1826

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KENNEDY, ADDABBO, GAUGHRAN, STAVISKY -- 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  enacting  the  "save  New
  York call center jobs act"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "save New York call center jobs act".
  §  2.  The  labor law is amended by adding a new article 21 to read as
follows:
                               ARTICLE 21
                   SAVE NEW YORK CALL CENTER JOBS ACT
SECTION 770. DEFINITIONS.
        771. LIST OF RELOCATED CALL CENTERS.
        772. GRANTS, GUARANTEED LOANS AND TAX BENEFITS.
        773. PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS.
        774. STATE BENEFITS FOR WORKERS.
        775. NO PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION.
        776. REGULATIONS.
  § 770. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. THE TERM "CALL CENTER" MEANS A FACILITY OR OTHER OPERATION  WHEREBY
EMPLOYEES  RECEIVE TELEPHONE CALLS OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION FOR
THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE OR OTHER SERVICE.
  2. (A) THE TERM "EMPLOYER" MEANS  ANY  BUSINESS  ENTITY  THAT  EMPLOYS
FIFTY OR MORE EMPLOYEES, EXCLUDING PART-TIME EMPLOYEES; OR FIFTY OR MORE
EMPLOYEES  THAT IN THE AGGREGATE WORK AT LEAST FIFTEEN HUNDRED HOURS PER
WEEK, EXCLUDING OVERTIME HOURS, FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  STAFFING  A  CALL
CENTER.
  (B)  THE  TERM  "PART-TIME EMPLOYEE" MEANS AN EMPLOYEE WHO IS EMPLOYED
FOR AN AVERAGE OF FEWER THAN TWENTY HOURS  PER  WEEK  OR  WHO  HAS  BEEN

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

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S1826A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A567
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 §§770 - 776, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6918
2013-2014: S542, A7144
2015-2016: S757, A668
2017-2018: S1804, A4350, A7615

S1826A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York call center jobs act"; requires prior notice of relocation of call center jobs from New York to a foreign country; directs the commissioner of labor to maintain a list of employers who move call center jobs; prohibits loans or grants.

S1826A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1826A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1826--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KENNEDY, ADDABBO, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, BOYLE, BRESLIN,
  GAUGHRAN, GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, JACKSON, KAPLAN, LIU, MAY, MAYER, METZ-
  GER, MYRIE, RAMOS, SALAZAR, SAVINO, SKOUFIS, STAVISKY  --  read  twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Labor  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to  enacting  the  "New  York
  call center jobs act"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York call center jobs act".
  §  2.  The  labor law is amended by adding a new article 21 to read as
follows:
                               ARTICLE 21
                      NEW YORK CALL CENTER JOBS ACT
SECTION 770. DEFINITIONS.
        771. LIST OF RELOCATED CALL CENTERS.
        772. GRANTS, GUARANTEED LOANS AND TAX BENEFITS.
        773. PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS.
        774. STATE BENEFITS FOR WORKERS.
        775. NO PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION.
        776. REGULATIONS.
  § 770. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. THE TERM "CALL CENTER" MEANS A FACILITY OR OTHER OPERATION  WHEREBY
EMPLOYEES  RECEIVE PHONE CALLS OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION FOR THE
PURPOSE OF PROVIDING CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE OR OTHER SERVICE.
  2. (A) THE TERM "EMPLOYER" MEANS  ANY  BUSINESS  ENTITY  THAT  EMPLOYS
FIFTY OR MORE EMPLOYEES, EXCLUDING PART-TIME EMPLOYEES; OR FIFTY OR MORE
EMPLOYEES  THAT IN THE AGGREGATE WORK AT LEAST FIFTEEN HUNDRED HOURS PER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02106-05-9

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