senate Bill S3343A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring employers to provide employees notice of their sexual harassment prevention policy and sexual harassment prevention training program in writing in English and in employees' primary languages

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 27, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 12, 2019 1st report cal.154
Feb 06, 2019 print number 3343a
Feb 06, 2019 amend and recommit to labor
Feb 05, 2019 referred to labor

Votes

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Feb 12, 2019 - Labor committee Vote

S3343A
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2019

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

S3343 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3646
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §201-g, Lab L

S3343 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring employers to provide employees notice of their sexual harassment prevention policy and sexual harassment prevention training program in writing in English and in employees' primary languages; requires the commissioner of labor to create dual-language templates of model sexual harassment prevention policies and training programs.

S3343 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3343 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3343

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- 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  requiring  employers  to
  provide  employees notice of their sexual harassment prevention policy
  and sexual  harassment  prevention  training  program  in  writing  in
  English and in employees' primary languages

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

  Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 201-g of the  labor
law,  as added by section 1 of subpart E of part KK of chapter 57 of the
laws of 2018, is amended and a new subdivision 2-a is added to  read  as
follows:
  b.  Every  employer shall adopt the model sexual harassment prevention
policy promulgated pursuant to this subdivision or  establish  a  sexual
harassment prevention policy to prevent sexual harassment that equals or
exceeds  the  minimum standards provided by such model sexual harassment
prevention policy. Such sexual harassment  prevention  policy  shall  be
provided to all employees in writing AS REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION TWO-A OF
THIS  SECTION.  Such  model sexual harassment prevention policy shall be
publicly available and posted on the websites of both the department and
the division of human rights.
  2-A. A. EVERY EMPLOYER SHALL PROVIDE HIS OR HER EMPLOYEES, IN  WRITING
IN ENGLISH AND IN THE LANGUAGE IDENTIFIED BY EACH EMPLOYEE AS THE PRIMA-
RY  LANGUAGE OF SUCH EMPLOYEE, AT THE TIME OF HIRING AND AT EVERY ANNUAL
SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING PROVIDED PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION
TWO  OF THIS SECTION, A NOTICE CONTAINING SUCH EMPLOYER'S SEXUAL HARASS-
MENT PREVENTION POLICY AND THE INFORMATION PRESENTED AT SUCH  EMPLOYER'S
SEXUAL  HARASSMENT  PREVENTION  TRAINING PROGRAM. EACH TIME THE EMPLOYER
PROVIDES SUCH NOTICE TO AN EMPLOYEE, THE EMPLOYER SHALL OBTAIN FROM  THE
EMPLOYEE  A  SIGNED AND DATED WRITTEN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, IN ENGLISH AND IN
THE PRIMARY LANGUAGE OF THE EMPLOYEE, OF RECEIPT OF THIS  NOTICE,  WHICH

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

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S3343A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3646
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §201-g, Lab L

S3343A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring employers to provide employees notice of their sexual harassment prevention policy and sexual harassment prevention training program in writing in English and in employees' primary languages; requires the commissioner of labor to create dual-language templates of model sexual harassment prevention policies and training programs.

S3343A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3343A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3343--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- 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 requiring employers to
  provide employees notice of their sexual harassment prevention  policy
  and  sexual  harassment  prevention  training  program  in  writing in
  English and in employees' primary languages

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

  Section  1. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 201-g of the labor
law, as added by section 1 of subpart E of part KK of chapter 57 of  the
laws  of  2018, is amended and a new subdivision 2-a is added to read as
follows:
  b. Every employer shall adopt the model sexual  harassment  prevention
policy  promulgated  pursuant  to this subdivision or establish a sexual
harassment prevention policy to prevent sexual harassment that equals or
exceeds the minimum standards provided by such model  sexual  harassment
prevention  policy.  Such  sexual  harassment prevention policy shall be
provided to all employees in writing AS REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION TWO-A OF
THIS SECTION. Such model sexual harassment prevention  policy  shall  be
publicly available and posted on the websites of both the department and
the division of human rights.
  2-A.  A. EVERY EMPLOYER SHALL PROVIDE HIS OR HER EMPLOYEES, IN WRITING
IN ENGLISH AND IN THE LANGUAGE IDENTIFIED BY EACH EMPLOYEE AS THE PRIMA-
RY LANGUAGE OF SUCH EMPLOYEE, AT THE TIME OF HIRING AND AT EVERY  ANNUAL
SEXUAL  HARASSMENT  PREVENTION TRAINING PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
TWO OF THIS SECTION, A NOTICE CONTAINING SUCH EMPLOYER'S SEXUAL  HARASS-
MENT  PREVENTION POLICY AND THE INFORMATION PRESENTED AT SUCH EMPLOYER'S
SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING PROGRAM.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01373-03-9

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