senate Bill S1828

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the minimum wage for employees with disabilities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Jan 16, 2021 referred to labor


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S1828 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§651 & 655, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11290
2019-2020: S4018, A7077
2023-2024: S3434, A4347

S1828 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Eliminates provisions exempting employees with disabilities from the minimum wage law; provides that laws or minimum wage orders that authorize an employer to pay a wage that is less than the minimum wage are valid provided that under such laws or orders an employee with a disability is paid the same wage as an employee in a comparable position that does not have a disability.

S1828 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1828 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 16, 2021
   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 minimum wage for
   employees with disabilities

   Section  1.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 5 of section 651 of
 the labor law, as amended by chapter 105 of the laws of 2019, is amended
 to read as follows:
   "Employee" includes any individual employed or permitted to work by an
 employer in any occupation, but shall not include any individual who  is
 employed  or  permitted  to  work: (a) on a casual basis in service as a
 part time baby sitter in the home of the employer; (b) in  a  bona  fide
 executive,  administrative,  or professional capacity; (c) as an outside
 salesman; (d) as a driver engaged in  operating  a  taxicab;  (e)  as  a
 volunteer,  learner or apprentice by a corporation, unincorporated asso-
 ciation, community chest, fund  or  foundation  organized  and  operated
 exclusively  for  religious, charitable or educational purposes, no part
 of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any private share-
 holder or individual; (f) as a member of a religious order, or as a duly
 ordained, commissioned or licensed minister, priest or rabbi,  or  as  a
 sexton, or as a christian science reader; (g) in or for such a religious
 or  charitable institution, which work is incidental to or in return for
 charitable aid conferred upon such individual and not under any  express
 contract  of hire; (h) in or for such a religious, educational or chari-
 table institution if such individual is a student; (i) [in or for such a
 religious, educational or charitable institution if the earning capacity
 of such individual is impaired by age or by physical or mental deficien-
 cy or injury; (j)] in or for a summer camp or conference of such a reli-
 gious, educational or charitable institution for  not  more  than  three
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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