assembly Bill A1075

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of labor to conduct a labor market study of the home care and hospice workforce; and establishing a temporary labor task force for home care and hospice services and occupations

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Jan 07, 2021 referred to labor

A1075 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3761
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10940, S8559
2019-2020: A6902, S1359

A1075 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of labor and the commissioner of health to conduct a labor market study of the home care and hospice workforce; and establishes a temporary labor task force for home care and hospice services and occupations to examine and make recommendations regarding competitive labor market factors, reimbursement, programs and other state policy actions necessary to support recruitment and retention of the home care and hospice workforce in the broader, competitive health labor market.

A1075 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1075
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BRONSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Labor
 
 AN ACT directing the commissioner of labor to  conduct  a  labor  market
   study  and establishing a temporary labor task force for home care and
   hospice services and occupations in New York State; and providing  for
   the repeal of certain provisions upon the expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The commissioner of labor and the  commissioner  of  health
 shall  jointly  undertake a market study to examine and make recommenda-
 tions  regarding  competitive  labor  market   factors,   reimbursement,
 programs and other state policy actions necessary to support recruitment
 and  retention  of  the  home care and hospice workforce in the broader,
 competitive health labor market.
   Such study shall examine differentials in compensation,  benefits  and
 other employment factors in home care and hospice in comparison to other
 health care and employment markets which compete for the same workforce,
 including  but  not limited to hospitals and nursing facilities, and for
 comparable disciplines  which  include  direct  care  aides,  registered
 professional  nurses,  licensed  practical  nurses, physical therapists,
 occupational therapists, speech pathologists,  social  workers,  respir-
 atory therapists, audiologists and other health care practitioners which
 the  commissioner  of  labor  in  consultation  with the commissioner of
 health shall determine.
   In conducting such study and preparing  recommendations,  the  commis-
 sioners  shall  seek  the input of representatives of the aforementioned
 providers and health care personnel, managed care plans, statewide asso-
 ciations representative of  providers  and  workforce,  the  center  for
 health  workforce  studies  of the state university of New York, and the
 New York state area health education centers program.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05275-01-1