Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 10, 2022
reported and committed to finance
|Feb 02, 2022
referred to labor
Senate Bill S8211
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S8211 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S8211 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8211 SPONSOR: ADDABBO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to requiring public employers who opt out of providing paid family leave benefits to provide parental leave in the alternative PURPOSE: To require public employers who opt out of providing paid family leave benefits to provide paternity leave in the alternative SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 212-b of the workers' compensation law is amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows: (c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, if a public employer chooses to opt out of paid family leave benefits pursu- ant to paragraph b of this subdivision, then such public employer shall
2021-S8211 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8211 I N S E N A T E February 2, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to requiring public employers who opt out of providing paid family leave benefits to provide parental leave in the alternative THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 212-b of the workers' compensation law is amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows: (C) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, IF A PUBLIC EMPLOYER CHOOSES TO OPT OUT OF PAID FAMILY LEAVE BENEFITS PURSU- ANT TO PARAGRAPH B OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THEN SUCH PUBLIC EMPLOYER SHALL BE REQUIRED TO OFFER PARENTAL LEAVE TO ITS EMPLOYEES FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED TWELVE WEEKS DURING ANY FIFTY-TWO WEEK CALENDAR PERIOD. EMPLOYERS SHALL PAY EMPLOYEES ON PARENTAL LEAVE A RATE OF SIXTY-SEVEN PERCENT OF THE EMPLOYEE'S AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE BUT SHALL NOT EXCEED SIXTY-SEVEN PERCENT OF THE NEW YORK STATE AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE IN EFFECT. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13991-02-2
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