senate Bill S8748

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to written notice requirements for mass layoffs

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Current Bill Status Via A10674 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.956
substituted for s8748
Jul 23, 2020 substituted by a10674a
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.956
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jul 14, 2020 committee discharged and committed to labor
Jul 13, 2020 referred to rules

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8748
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Labor committee Vote

S8748
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

aye wr (2)

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S8748 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10674
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §860-b, Lab L

S8748 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to written notice requirements for mass layoffs; includes a requirement to notify all localities in the state where the employer remitted taxes in the current or previous year and each locality that provides police, firefighting, emergency medical or ambulance services to real property where the employer has a place of business.

S8748 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8748 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8748

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 13, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to  written  notice  require-
  ments for mass layoffs

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 860-b of the labor law,  as  added
by chapter 475 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  An employer may not order a mass layoff, relocation, or employment
loss, unless, at least ninety days before the order  takes  effect,  the
employer gives written notice of the order to the following:
  (a) affected employees and the representatives of affected employees;
  (b) the department; [and]
  (c)  the local workforce investment boards established pursuant to the
federal Workforce Investment Act (P.L.  105-220)  for  the  locality  in
which the mass layoff, relocation, or employment loss will occur;
  (D)  THE  CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIAL OF THE UNIT OR UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERN-
MENT AND THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OR DISTRICTS  IN  WHICH  THE  MASS  LAYOFF,
RELOCATION OR EMPLOYMENT LOSS WILL OCCUR; AND
  (E)  EACH  LOCALITY  WHICH  PROVIDES  POLICE,  FIREFIGHTING, EMERGENCY
MEDICAL OR AMBULANCE SERVICES OR OTHER EMERGENCY SERVICES TO THE SITE OF
EMPLOYMENT SUBJECT TO THE MASS LAYOFF, RELOCATION, OR  EMPLOYMENT  LOSS,
AS APPLICABLE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14822-05-0

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