assembly Bill A9998

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to improper employer practices, eligible employees for retirement plans and compensation items in disputed agreements

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Apr 29, 2022 referred to governmental employees

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A9998 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209-a & 209, Civ Serv L; amd §390, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7414
2019-2020: A5413

A9998 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to improper employer practices relating to the continuation of pay, vacation and health care benefits; relates to eligible employees for retirement plans; relates to compensation items in disputed agreements.

A9998 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9998
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. FITZPATRICK, TAGUE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
   A.  MANKTELOW  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on Govern-
   mental Employees
 
 AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to improper  employer
   practices  relating  to  the  continuation of pay, vacation and health
   care benefits; to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  eligible
   employees for retirement plans; and to amend the civil service law, in
   relation to disputed agreements
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 1  of  section  209-a  of  the
 civil  service  law,  as  amended by chapter 244 of the laws of 2007, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (e) to refuse to continue [all the] terms of an expired agreement THAT
 RELATE TO LEAVES OF ABSENCE, ACTIVE EMPLOYEES  HEALTH  INSURANCE,  HOLI-
 DAYS,  SALARIES  EXCLUDING  STEP  INCREASES,  AND  ALL  OTHER  MANDATORY
 SUBJECTS OF A BARGAINING AGREEMENT AS DEFINED BY THE  PUBLIC  EMPLOYMENT
 RELATIONS  BOARD  CASE  LAW PRIOR TO ITS CONVERSION DOCTRINE until a new
 agreement is negotiated, unless the employee  organization  which  is  a
 party  to  such agreement has, during such negotiations or prior to such
 resolution of such negotiations, engaged in conduct violative of  subdi-
 vision one of section two hundred ten of this article;
   §  2. Subdivision 3-a of section 390 of the education law, as added by
 chapter 18 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
   3-a. (A) Beginning July first, two thousand thirteen, the term "eligi-
 ble employees" shall also mean any person excluded from  or  not  encom-
 passed  within a negotiating unit within the meaning of article fourteen
 of the civil service law who would otherwise be entitled  to  receive  a
 benefit  under  the  retirement and social security law or the education
 law initially hired on or after July first, two thousand  thirteen  with
 estimated  annual  wages  of seventy-five thousand per annum or greater.
 Such estimate of annual wages to determine eligibility for the  purposes
 of  this subdivision shall be provided by the employer. For the purposes
 of this subdivision,  a  newly  hired  state  employee  whose  immediate
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.