Bill Text: NY S04030 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires car wash workers to be paid the minimum wage without allowance for gratuities.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 26-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-13 - ADVANCED TO THIRD READING [S04030 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04030-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 25, 2019
        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 the payment of the minimum
          wage to car wash workers
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  651  of the labor law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 10 to read as follows:
     3    10. "Car wash worker" means any  employee  primarily  engaged  in  the
     4  washing,  vacuuming  or  general  cleaning  of motor vehicles. "Car wash
     5  worker" shall not include volunteers engaged in the washing of cars  for
     6  fund raising or other charitable purpose.
     7    §  2. Section 652 of the labor law is amended by adding a new subdivi-
     8  sion 7 to read as follows:
     9    7. Notwithstanding any provision  of  this  article  relating  to  the
    10  inclusion  of  an  allowance  for gratuities in the determination of the
    11  minimum wage, an employee who is a car wash  worker  shall  receive  the
    12  minimum  wage  set forth in subdivision one of this section with no such
    13  allowance for gratuities.
    14    § 3. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
    15  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.