senate Bill S4776

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires that the membership of a wage board shall include two members of the affected occupation before it can exercise its powers

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Mar 25, 2019 referred to labor

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S4776 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §655, Lab L

S4776 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that the membership of a wage board shall include two members of the affected occupation before it can exercise its powers.

S4776 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4776 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4776

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ANTONACCI -- 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 that the member-
  ship of a wage board shall include two members of the affected occupa-
  tion before it can exercise its powers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 655 of the labor law,  as  amended
by chapter 55 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  Wage  board. A wage board shall be composed of not more than three
representatives of employers, an  equal  number  of  representatives  of
employees  and  an  equal  number  of  persons selected from the general
public. The commissioner shall appoint the members  of  the  board,  the
representatives of the employers and employees to be selected [so far as
practicable]  from  nominations  submitted by employers and employees in
such occupation or occupations. THE WAGE BOARD SHALL  NOT  EXERCISE  ANY
POWERS OR TAKE ANY ACTION AUTHORIZED BY THIS ARTICLE UNLESS AT LEAST TWO
MEMBERS APPOINTED TO SUCH BOARD ARE EMPLOYERS OR EMPLOYEES IN SUCH OCCU-
PATION  OR OCCUPATIONS. The commissioner shall designate as the chairman
one of the members selected from the general public. The members of  the
board  shall  not  receive  a salary or other compensation, but shall be
paid actual and  necessary  traveling  expenses  while  engaged  in  the
performance of their duties.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10941-01-9

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