senate Bill S5598B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires employers to disclose compensation or range of compensation to applicants and employees

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 15, 2021 print number 5598b
Sep 15, 2021 amend and recommit to labor
Apr 19, 2021 print number 5598a
Apr 19, 2021 amend and recommit to labor
Mar 11, 2021 referred to labor

S5598 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6529
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §194-b, Lab L

S5598 - Summary

Requires employers to disclose compensation or range of compensation to applicants and employees upon issuing an employment opportunity for internal or public viewing or upon employee request.

S5598 - Sponsor Memo

S5598 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5598
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 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
   disclose  compensation  or  range  of  compensation  to applicants and
   employees

   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 section 194-b to
 read as follows:
   § 194-B. MANDATORY DISCLOSURE OF  COMPENSATION  OR  RANGE  OF  COMPEN-
 SATION. 1. UPON ISSUING AN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR INTERNAL OR PUBLIC
 VIEWING  AN  EMPLOYER  SHALL  DISCLOSE IN WRITING OR ELECTRONICALLY: THE
 COMPENSATION OR A RANGE OF COMPENSATION; THE  JOB  DESCRIPTION  FOR  THE
 POSITION,  IF  ONE EXISTS; AND A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF ALL OF THE BENE-
 FITS AND OTHER FORMS OF COMPENSATION TO BE OFFERED.  AN  EMPLOYER  SHALL
 ALSO  PROVIDE AN EMPLOYEE THE RANGE OF COMPENSATION IN PLACE AT THE TIME
 OF REQUEST AND JOB  DESCRIPTION,  IF  ONE  EXISTS,  FOR  THE  EMPLOYEE'S
 CURRENT  POSITION  AT  THE TIME OF HIRE AND UPON THE EMPLOYEE'S REQUEST,
 BUT NO MORE FREQUENTLY THAN ONCE PER YEAR.
   2. NO EMPLOYER SHALL REFUSE TO INTERVIEW, HIRE,  PROMOTE,  EMPLOY,  OR
 OTHERWISE  RETALIATE AGAINST AN APPLICANT OR EMPLOYEE FOR EXERCISING ANY
 RIGHTS UNDER THIS SECTION.
   3. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO ADMINISTER, CARRY  OUT,  AND
 ENFORCE  ALL THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AND MAY PROMULGATE RULES AND
 REGULATIONS FOR SUCH PURPOSE. THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  CONDUCT  A  PUBLIC
 AWARENESS  OUTREACH  CAMPAIGN  WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE  MAKING INFORMATION
 AVAILABLE ON ITS  WEBSITE  AND  OTHERWISE  INFORMING  EMPLOYERS  OF  THE
 PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
   4.  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  CREATE  A  COMPLAINT MECHANISM WHEREBY ANY
 PERSON WHO BELIEVES A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION HAS OCCURRED CAN  REPORT
 SUCH  VIOLATION  IN  WRITING  TO  THE  DEPARTMENT,  WHICH SHALL HAVE THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S5598A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6529
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §194-b, Lab L

S5598A - Summary

Requires employers to disclose compensation or range of compensation to applicants and employees upon issuing an employment opportunity for internal or public viewing or upon employee request.

S5598A - Sponsor Memo

S5598A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5598--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Labor  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the labor law, in relation to requiring employers to
   disclose compensation or  range  of  compensation  to  applicants  and
   employees
 
   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 section  194-b  to
 read as follows:
   §  194-B.  MANDATORY  DISCLOSURE  OF  COMPENSATION OR RANGE OF COMPEN-
 SATION.  1. A. UPON ISSUING AN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY  FOR  INTERNAL  OR
 PUBLIC  VIEWING  AN  EMPLOYER SHALL DISCLOSE THE FOLLOWING IN WRITING OR
 ELECTRONICALLY:
   (I) THE COMPENSATION OR A RANGE OF COMPENSATION  FOR  SUCH  EMPLOYMENT
 OPPORTUNITY;
   (II) THE JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE POSITION, IF SUCH DESCRIPTION EXISTS;
 AND
   (III) A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF ALL BENEFITS AND OTHER FORMS OF COMPEN-
 SATION TO BE OFFERED.
   B.  AN  EMPLOYER  SHALL  PROVIDE  A CURRENT EMPLOYEE WITH THE RANGE OF
 COMPENSATION IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF SUCH EMPLOYEE'S REQUEST AND THE JOB
 DESCRIPTION, IF SUCH DESCRIPTION  EXISTS,  FOR  THE  EMPLOYEE'S  CURRENT
 POSITION  AT  THE  TIME  OF HIRE AND UPON THE EMPLOYEE'S REQUEST, BUT NO
 MORE FREQUENTLY THAN ONCE PER YEAR.
   2. NO EMPLOYER SHALL REFUSE TO INTERVIEW,  HIRE,  PROMOTE,  EMPLOY  OR
 OTHERWISE  RETALIATE  AGAINST AN APPLICANT OR CURRENT EMPLOYEE FOR EXER-
 CISING ANY RIGHTS UNDER THIS SECTION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10037-02-1

Co-Sponsors

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S5598B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6529
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §194-b, Lab L

S5598B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires employers to disclose compensation or range of compensation to applicants and employees upon issuing an employment opportunity for internal or public viewing or upon employee request.

S5598B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5598B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5598--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. RAMOS, BIAGGI, BROUK, JACKSON, MAYER, SANDERS, SAVI-
   NO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed
   to  the  Committee  on  Labor  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation  to  requiring  employers  to
   disclose  compensation  or  range  of  compensation  to applicants and
   employees
 
   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 section 194-b to
 read as follows:
   § 194-B. MANDATORY DISCLOSURE OF  COMPENSATION  OR  RANGE  OF  COMPEN-
 SATION.  1.  A.  UPON  ISSUING AN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR INTERNAL OR
 PUBLIC VIEWING AN EMPLOYER SHALL DISCLOSE THE FOLLOWING  IN  WRITING  OR
 ELECTRONICALLY:
   (I)  THE  COMPENSATION  OR A RANGE OF COMPENSATION FOR SUCH EMPLOYMENT
 OPPORTUNITY;
   (II) THE JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE POSITION, IF SUCH DESCRIPTION EXISTS;
 AND
   (III) A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF ALL BENEFITS AND OTHER FORMS OF COMPEN-
 SATION TO BE OFFERED.
   B. AN EMPLOYER SHALL PROVIDE A CURRENT  EMPLOYEE  WITH  THE  RANGE  OF
 COMPENSATION IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF SUCH EMPLOYEE'S REQUEST AND THE JOB
 DESCRIPTION,  IF  SUCH  DESCRIPTION  EXISTS,  FOR THE EMPLOYEE'S CURRENT
 POSITION AT THE TIME OF HIRE AND UPON THE  EMPLOYEE'S  REQUEST,  BUT  NO
 MORE FREQUENTLY THAN ONCE PER YEAR.
   2.  NO  EMPLOYER  SHALL  REFUSE TO INTERVIEW, HIRE, PROMOTE, EMPLOY OR
 OTHERWISE RETALIATE AGAINST AN APPLICANT OR CURRENT EMPLOYEE  FOR  EXER-
 CISING ANY RIGHTS UNDER THIS SECTION.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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