Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to labor
|Jan 06, 2021
referred to labor
Senate Bill S385
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S385 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S385 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S385 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to the make time for parent- ing act PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this legislation is to enable parents an opportunity to attend their child's school related functions during work hours that cannot be scheduled during non-work hours SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill amends the labor law by adding a new article to create the make time for parenting act. This section states that an employer must grant an employee leave of up to a total of sixteen hours during any school year to attend school
2021-S385 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 385 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- 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 the make time for parent- ing act 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 article 21-A to read as follows: ARTICLE 21-A MAKE TIME FOR PARENTING ACT SECTION 785. SHORT TITLE. 786. DEFINITIONS. 787. SCHOOL CONFERENCE AND ACTIVITY LEAVE. 788. NOTIFICATION. 789. VERIFICATION. 790. EMPLOYEE RIGHTS. 791. LIMITS ON LEAVE. 792. ENFORCEMENT. § 785. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE "MAKE TIME FOR PARENTING ACT". § 786. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE: 1. THE TERM "EMPLOYEE" MEANS A PERSON WHO PERFORMS SERVICES FOR HIRE FOR AN EMPLOYER FOR: A. AT LEAST SIX CONSECUTIVE MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING A REQUEST FOR LEAVE UNDER THIS ARTICLE; AND B. AN AVERAGE NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK EQUAL TO AT LEAST ONE-HALF THE FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT POSITIONS IN THE EMPLOYERS' JOB CLASSIFICATION, AS DEFINED BY THE EMPLOYERS' PERSONNEL POLICIES OR PRACTICES OR IN ACCORD- ANCE WITH A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, DURING THOSE SIX MONTHS. 2. THE TERM "EMPLOYEE" SHALL NOT INCLUDE AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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