|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to labor|
|Feb 17, 2021||referred to labor|
senate Bill S4876
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4876 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Labor
- Law Section:
- Labor Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §201-g, Lab L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S5132, A7139
S4876 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to requiring employers to obtain an acknowledgement of receipt from employees of their sexual harassment prevention policy and sexual harassment prevention training program in writing in English and in employees' primary languages; requires employers to obtain acknowledgements from employees and keep such acknowledgements for six years.
S4876 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4876 SPONSOR: RAMOS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to requiring employers to obtain an acknowledgement of receipt from employees of their sexual harassment prevention policy and sexual harassment prevention training program in writing in English and in employees' primary languages PURPOSE: Ensures employees are properly notified of their employers' sexual harassment prevention policy and sexual harassment prevention training program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: The labor law is amended by renumbering subdivision 3 of section 201-g of the labor law and a new subdivision 3 is added estab- lishing that when an employer provides employees with written notice of
S4876 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4876 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 17, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RAMOS -- 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 employers to obtain an acknowledgement of receipt from employees of their sexual harassment prevention policy and sexual harassment prevention training program in writing in English and in employees' primary languages THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 201-g of the labor law is renum- bered subdivision 5 and a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows: 3. A. EACH TIME AN EMPLOYER PROVIDES HIS OR HER EMPLOYEES WITH WRITTEN NOTICE OF SUCH EMPLOYER'S SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION POLICY AND INFOR- MATION PRESENTED AT SUCH EMPLOYER'S SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAIN- ING PROGRAM, THE EMPLOYER SHALL OBTAIN FROM THE EMPLOYEE A SIGNED AND DATED WRITTEN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, IN ENGLISH AND IN THE PRIMARY LANGUAGE OF THE EMPLOYEE, OF RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE, WHICH THE EMPLOYER SHALL PRESERVE AND MAINTAIN FOR SIX YEARS. SUCH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT SHALL INCLUDE AN AFFIRMATION BY THE EMPLOYEE THAT THE EMPLOYEE ACCURATELY IDENTIFIED HIS OR HER PRIMARY LANGUAGE TO THE EMPLOYER, AND THAT THE NOTICE PROVIDED BY THE EMPLOYER TO SUCH EMPLOYEE PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION WAS IN THE LANGUAGE SO IDENTIFIED OR IF SUCH NOTICE IS NOT AVAILABLE FROM THE COMMISSIONER IN THE EMPLOYEE'S PRIMARY LANGUAGE, WAS PROVIDED TO THE EMPLOYEE IN ENGLISH, AND SHALL CONFORM TO ANY ADDITIONAL REQUIRE- MENTS ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER WITH REGARD TO CONTENT AND FORM. B. EVERY EMPLOYER SHALL NOTIFY HIS OR HER EMPLOYEES IN WRITING OF ANY CHANGES TO HIS OR HER SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION POLICY OR TO THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IN HIS OR HER SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAIN- ING PROGRAM, AT LEAST SEVEN CALENDAR DAYS PRIOR TO THE TIME OF SUCH CHANGES. § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
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