Bill Text: NY A11301 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Relates to the commissioner's duty to ensure employers inform workers about non-disclosure or non-disparagement provisions in employment contracts.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-10-19 - print number 11301a [A11301 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A11301-Amended.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                        11301--A
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     August 15, 2018
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Simotas,
          Pellegrino,  Ortiz,  Dinowitz,  Epstein,  Stirpe,  Mosley,  Gottfried,
          Abinanti,  D'Urso, Wallace, DenDekker, Errigo, Quart) -- read once and
          referred to the Committee  on  Labor  --  committee  discharged,  bill
          amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
          tee
        AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to the commissioner's duty to
          ensure employers inform workers about certain provisions in employment
          contracts
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  21  of  the labor law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 16 to read as follows:
     3    16. Shall require employers to inform their workers  that  non-disclo-
     4  sure  or  non-disparagement  provisions  in  their  employment contracts
     5  cannot prevent them  from  speaking  with  law  enforcement,  the  equal
     6  employment  opportunity  commission, the state division of human rights,
     7  or a local commission on human rights.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD13994-03-8
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