|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to labor|
|Jun 20, 2019||committed to rules|
|Jun 04, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 03, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 30, 2019||1st report cal.1114|
|Feb 21, 2019||referred to labor|
senate Bill S3911
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3911 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3911 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3911 SPONSOR: JACOBS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to job protection for emer- gency service volunteers PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To prohibit an employer from terminating an employee who is also a volunteer firefighter or a volunteer provider of emergency medical services when that employee misses or is late to work because of an emergency to which the employee was dispatched. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 202-n. Authorized absence. Section 2 is the effective date.
S3911 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3911 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 21, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JACOBS -- 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 job protection for emer- gency service volunteers 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 section 202-n to read as follows: § 202-N. AUTHORIZED ABSENCE. 1. IF AN EMPLOYEE IS ABSENT FROM OR LATE TO HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT IN ORDER TO RESPOND TO AN EMERGENCY PRIOR TO THE TIME THE EMPLOYEE IS TO REPORT TO HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT DUE TO HIS OR HER ENGAGING IN THE ACTUAL PERFORMANCE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES AS (A) A VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER, OR (B) AN ENROLLED MEMBER OF A VOLUNTEER AMBU- LANCE SERVICE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE THIRTY OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, AN EMPLOYER SHALL BE PROHIBITED FROM TERMINATING SUCH EMPLOYEE ON THE BASIS OF SUCH ABSENCE OR LATENESS. 2. THE ENTIRE PERIOD OF THE AUTHORIZED ABSENCE GRANTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MAY BE CHARGED AGAINST ANY OTHER LEAVE SUCH EMPLOYEE IS OTHERWISE ENTITLED TO, AND SUCH AUTHORIZED ABSENCE SHALL INCLUDE TRAVEL BOTH TO AND FROM SUCH DUTIES PERFORMED IN HIS OR HER CAPACITY AS A VOLUNTEER. AT THE EMPLOYER'S REQUEST, THE EMPLOYEE MUST PROVIDE THE EMPLOYER WITH A STATEMENT FROM THE HEAD OF THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER OR VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE SERVICE, AS APPLICABLE, STATING THE EMPLOYEE RESPONDED TO AN EMERGENCY AND THE TIME OF SUCH RESPONSE. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02843-01-9
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