Bills Pending New York Senate Labor Committee

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NYS08440IntroEstablishes the New York works progress program; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.
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2020-10-21
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07245IntroRelates to contracted network pharmacy use.
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2020-10-16
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08258IntroExpands the rights of nursing mothers to express breast milk.
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2020-09-28
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08406IntroProvides for minimum wage requirements for miscellaneous industry workers; defines "miscellaneous industry worker" to mean any employee covered by the Minimum Wage Order for Miscellaneous industries and occupations in accordance with Part 142 of Titl...
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2020-09-14
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS03683IntroProvides protection to employees and former employees from retaliatory actions by employers for the reporting of illegal or dangerous business activities.
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2020-07-14
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08239IntroRequires employers to notify employees if they come into contact with other employees who have been diagnosed in relation to a disease outbreak causing a public health emergency; prohibits employers from disclosing the name of the diagnosed employee.
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2020-07-10
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07726IntroAllows certain claimants to be reclassified as permanent total disability or total industrial disability due to extreme hardship; defines extreme hardship.
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2020-07-08
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08231IntroProhibits the inclusion of claims for unemployment insurance arising from the closure of an employer due to COVID-19 from being included in such employer's experience rating charges.
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2020-06-18
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08463IntroRequires each place of employment to develop a business safety plan to provide reasonable and adequate protection from a pandemic disease for all employees and people who lawfully frequent such places; provides that employers who develop and follow s...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08462IntroAllows a claimant who voluntarily separates from employment during the COVID-19 emergency to receive unemployment benefits.
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2020-06-03
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08358IntroEstablishes the COVID-19 recovery local employment tax credit program to provide tax incentives to employers for employing local employees in full-time or part-time positions in the two years following the conclusion of the state disaster emergency d...
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2020-05-29
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08246IntroPermits unemployment benefits in the case of voluntary separation from employment during the COVID-19 emergency for persons over age 65 or persons with health conditions which make them at risk where the claimant has a reasonable belief that their wo...
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2020-05-24
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08292IntroProvides requirements for sick leave and the provision of certain employee benefits when such employee is subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19, in relation to practices and procedures for documentin...
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2020-05-22
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08396IntroEnacts the "COVID-19 injured workers' protection act"; establishes a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presumption for public employee death benefits where a member was required to physically report to work; did in fact physically report to work as...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08373IntroProvides small businesses affected by COVID-19 an additional 90 days to pay certain premiums for workers' compensation insurance.
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2020-05-19
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08377IntroRequires employers to pay a severance pay equal to one week of pay for each full year of employment to employees when there is a plant closing, relocation, or mass layoff.
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2020-05-19
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08308IntroEstablishes an essential workers' bill of rights; provides that all employers shall provide essential workers with personal protective equipment, inform such workers of exposure to any disease related to a state disaster emergency, and not retaliate ...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08318IntroChanges the definition of the term "family leave" to include family members for purposes of sick leave and employee benefits when such employee is subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19.
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2020-05-11
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08309IntroRelates to disqualification from receiving benefits for separation from employment in cases where the claimant's employer maintained or refused to cure a health or safety condition that made the environment unsuitable.
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2020-05-11
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08312IntroEstablishes the industry targeted unemployment task force for the purpose of concentrating unemployment assistance, job training, and job development assistance during times of high unemployment to individuals who have previously been employed by an ...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08263IntroProvides that payment for the use of vacation, holiday, personal or sick days shall not affect eligibility for unemployment benefits.
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2020-05-01
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08266IntroIncludes exposure to novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as an occupational disease for which compensation shall be payable for disabilities sustained or death incurred by an employee.
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2020-05-01
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08274IntroProhibits non-compete agreements; provides that a non-compete agreement is only enforceable if such agreement: is no greater than required for the protection of the legitimate interest of the employer; does not impose an undue hardship on the employe...
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2020-05-01
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08242IntroAllows employers to participate in the shared work program under the unemployment insurance law retroactively to the date of the COVID-19 declared emergency.
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2020-04-27
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08234IntroRequires employers to provide a written notice of the right to file for unemployment benefits to any employee who has not been scheduled or offered work hours in the past seven days or offered work for the next seven day period.
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2020-04-27
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08249IntroExcludes claims for unemployment insurance arising as a result of an employer closing his or her business because of novel coronavirus COVID-19, from an employer's experience rating charges.
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2020-04-27
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08172IntroProvides for requirements for sick leave when such employee is subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19.
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2020-04-13
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08180IntroRequires the use of solid antimicrobial copper alloy for touch surfaces in new construction using public funds.
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2020-04-13
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08167IntroProvides eligibility for unemployment benefits for certain persons under quarantine for coronavirus (COVID-19).
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2020-04-13
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS08003IntroRelates to project labor agreement feasibility studies and apprenticeship agreements; the study shall look to see if there will be a negative impact on opportunities for minority, women or service-disabled veteran owned businesses; such feasibility s...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07975IntroRelates to hours of work for farm laborers and the right to collectively bargain; defines "farm laborer" and "immediate family".
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2020-03-05
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07954IntroDefines temporary total disability as the injured employee's inability to perform his or her pre-injury employment duties or any modified employment offered by the employer that is consistent with the employee's disability.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07900IntroRelates to workforce opportunity data transparency.
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2020-03-02
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07850IntroProvides for an initial hearing in every case for a claim of compensation.
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2020-02-26
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07860IntroAdds siblings to the definition of family member for the purposes of paid family leave.
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2020-02-26
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07843IntroProhibits cases from being closed without a hearing or written stipulation, requires a stenographic record of all hearings held and requires minutes and decisions to be provided to the injured worker in their native language.
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2020-02-26
To Senate Labor Committee
NYA01326EngrossRelates to covered employment as a domestic worker for temporary disability benefits.
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2020-02-25
To Senate Labor Committee
NYA00446EngrossRelates to the calculation of weekly unemployment insurance and the repeal of certain provisions relating thereto.
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2020-02-24
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS01848IntroEnacts the "Empowering People in Rights Enforcement (EMPIRE) Worker Protection Act"; relates to the delegation of state enforcement authority to private actors; authorizes an aggrieved employee, whistleblower or representative organization to initiat...
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2020-02-19
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07751IntroRelates to eligibility for classification as permanent total disability; includes inability to perform the full range of sedentary work or approval for federal social security disability benefits as a result of a compensable accident or occupational ...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07743IntroDirects the commissioner of the department of labor, in consultation with the Directs the commissioner of the department of labor, in consultation with the commissioners of the office of temporary and disability assistance, the department of health, ...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS03516IntroRelates to the requirement for policyholders to provide notice to withdraw from the state insurance fund.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07665IntroProvides that a contractor making or taking a construction contract shall assume liability for any debt resulting from making a wage claim, owed to a wage claimant or third party on the wage claimant's behalf, incurred by a subcontractor at any tier ...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07575IntroProvides for equitable disability policies; prohibits any difference, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, or national origin in the amount or payment of premiums or rate charges, or in the benefits payable, or in any of the ot...
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2020-01-28
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07144IntroIncreases the number of members on the farm laborers wage board from three to five.
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2020-01-27
To Senate Labor Committee
NYA04350EngrossRelates to the requirement for policyholders to provide notice to withdraw from the state insurance fund.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07345IntroRelates to employer notice requirements for the closing of a plant; removes exception to notice requirement for when notice was not reasonably foreseeable and when at the time notice would have been required the employer was actively seeking capital ...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07254IntroIncludes bonus in the definition of wages for purposes of the labor law when the formula under which a bonus is determined is available to the employer or when the amount of a bonus has been declared; relates to the forfeit of wages.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS07223IntroProvides that every public employer shall provide paid family leave benefits to the spouse, domestic partner, child, or parent of the employee who is on active duty (or has been notified of an impending call or order to active duty) in the armed forc...
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2020-01-10
To Senate Labor Committee
NYS03381IntroRelates to the entitlement to unpaid leave of absence for victims of domestic violence; permits victims of domestic violence to take an unpaid leave of absence for ninety days from employment to address on-going domestic violence; defines "address on...
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2020-01-08
To Senate Labor Committee
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