|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 16, 2021||referred to labor|
senate Bill S1828
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
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S1828 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S1828 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to the minimum wage for employees with disabilities PURPOSE: The purpose of the bill is to eliminate the subminimum wage for employ- ees based on their age or disability. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would repeal the exclusion of individuals working in or for a religious, educational or charitable institution whose earn- ing capacity is impaired by age or by physical or mental deficiency or injury as "employees" for purposes of payment of the minimum wage. Section 2 of the bill would repeal the ability of the Commissioner of
S1828 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1828 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SKOUFIS, BIAGGI, GOUNARDES, SALAZAR, STAVISKY -- 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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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