NYSBA LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW
Bill Status Report
01-27-2015 - 22:37:39

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AB 45   Rozic, Nily D. Enacts the "adjunct professors' unemployment insurance fairness act".
Bill History: 12-22-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 57   Rozic, Nily D. Relates to workplace violence.
Bill History: 12-22-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 113   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Permits awarding of reasonable attorneys' fees, costs and exemplary damages in court actions for unlawful discriminatory practices pursuant to the human rights law.
Bill History: 12-22-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 116   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Creates additional remedies for unlawful discharge, penalty, or discrimination due to the exercise of an employee's right to be absent from employment for jury duty.
Bill History: 12-22-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Judiciary

AB 143   Gantt, David F. Authorizes the city of Rochester to require a local labor force component in awarding public contracts.
Bill History: 12-22-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Local Governments

AB 314   Abinanti, Thomas J. Prohibits employer retaliation against employees in the financial services industry.
Bill History: 12-30-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 437   Rosenthal, Linda B. Establishes policy of equal pay for both sexes and equivalent value of work and directs the taking of corrective action.
Bill History: 12-30-14 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 510   Kolb, Brian M. Establishes the "Family and medical leave independent savings account act"; provides a tax credit for employee compensation deferred to such accounts.
Bill History: 01-06-15 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 523   Kolb, Brian M. Provides that an employer shall not be liable for unemployment benefits for an employee who voluntarily leaves employment.
Bill History: 01-06-15 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 756   Cahill, Kevin A. Authorizes the commissioner of labor to promulgate any rules and regulations governing the A-weighted sound level of the operations of coin and paper counting devices.
Bill History: 01-07-15 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Labor

AB 806   Rosenthal, Linda B. Relates to directing the granting of excused leave to public officers and employees of this state to undertake screening for cervical cancer.
Bill History: 01-07-15 A Pre-Filed
01-07-15 A Referred to Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 981   Gunther, Aileen M. Establishes voluntary licensure of master plumbers by the department of state.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Economic Development

AB 995   Rosenthal, Linda B. Requires prior written notice upon hiring and once annually to all employees, informing them of the types of electronic monitoring which may occur.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor
01-26-15 A Meeting set for Off the Floor Assembly Labor
01-26-15 A Committee meeting cancelled Assembly Labor

AB 1012   Miller, Michael G. Requires notice of public work projects to residents in N.Y. city.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Cities

AB 1028   Gunther, Aileen M. Relates to restrictions on consecutive hours of work for nurses in the office of children and family services.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1066   Gunther, Aileen M. Establishes voluntary licensure of master electricians by the department of state.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Economic Development

AB 1088   Steck, Philip G. Relates to eliminating a disincentive for whistleblowers.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1160   Gunther, Aileen M. Relates to restrictions on consecutive hours of work for non-nursing direct care staff.
Bill History: 01-08-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1386   Cahill, Kevin A. Provides for cost-of-living adjustments of disability benefits for an employee with a permanent total disability.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1433   Paulin, Amy R. Requires agency payroll records be made available.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 1493   Cahill, Kevin A. Directs the commissioner of labor to conduct a study and report on current trends in the workforce that supports the generation and transmission of power in the utility industry.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Energy

AB 1504   Gantt, David F. Sets internal investigative standards and practices for police officers with respect to matters of police conduct.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 1516   Crouch, Clifford W. Relates to eligibility for permanent appointment of certain police officers.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 1543   Magee, Bill Excludes certain seasonal fair workers from the definition of employee for purposes of the minimum wage act.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1548   Gottfried, Richard N. Enacts the "safe staffing for quality care act".
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Health

AB 1549   Wright, Keith L.T. Prohibits hiring discrimination by employers, employment agencies and licensing agencies based upon an individual's unemployment status.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Operations

AB 1574   Jaffee, Ellen C. Implements state policy of fair and equal pay for equivalent value of work.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 1685   Magnarelli, William B. Relates to tenured teacher discipline.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Education

AB 1721   O'Donnell, Daniel J. Prohibits employment discrimination against persons whose criminal charges have been adjourned in contemplation of dismissal.he STAR exemption.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Real Property Taxation

AB 1787   Wright, Keith L.T. Requires the licensing of persons engaged in the design, construction, operation, inspection, maintenance, alteration and repair of elevators.
Bill History: 01-12-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1790   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Relates to amusement devices, attraction awareness and inspections.
Bill History: 01-13-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1799   Paulin, Amy R. Relates to eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits.
Bill History: 01-13-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1916   Crouch, Clifford W. Establishes an authorized absence from work for certain emergency services volunteers.
Bill History: 01-13-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

AB 1917   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Relates to permitting excused absences of state employees for the purpose of donating blood.
Bill History: 01-13-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Governmental Employees

AB 1923   Dinowitz, Jeffrey Requires persons or entities providing benefits in the event of disability to not impose onerous or unreasonable conditions for the payment of benefits thereunder.
Bill History: 01-13-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Judiciary

AB 2046   Pretlow, Gary J. Relates to the designation of workers' compensation coverage for certain employees.
Bill History: 01-15-15 A Introduced and referred to committee on Assembly Labor

SB 61   Squadron, Daniel Prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression and includes offenses regarding gender identity or expression under the hate crimes statute.
Bill History: 12-17-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Investigations & Government Operations

SB 164   Diaz, Ruben M. Requires that all persons working on contracts valued at $250,000 or more receive at least ten hours of OSHA training prior to their performance of work.
Bill History: 12-19-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 285   DeFrancisco, John A. Eliminates an employer's annual notice requirement.
Bill History: 12-22-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 303   Espaillat, Adriano Relates to suspension or demotion upon abolition or reduction of positions for labor class titles.
Bill History: 12-22-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 441   Gallivan, Patrick M. Relates to amusement devices, attraction awareness and inspections.
Bill History: 12-24-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 532   Gallivan, Patrick M. Provides for payment of salary, wages, medical and hospital expenses of members of the state police with injuries or illness incurred in the performance of duties.
Bill History: 12-30-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 572   Squadron, Daniel Relates to payment of independent contractors.
Bill History: 12-31-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 598   Diaz, Ruben M. Requires farm labor contractors to provide certified copies of payroll records to the commissioner of labor.
Bill History: 12-31-14 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 674   Parker, Kevin S. Enacts parental involvement leave act requiring employers to grant employees up to 16 hours leave to attend school conferences or classroom activities.
Bill History: 01-05-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 675   Parker, Kevin S. Requires persons or entities providing benefits in the event of disability to not impose onerous or unreasonable conditions for the payment of benefits thereunder.
Bill History: 01-05-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Judiciary

SB 680   Avella, Tony Prohibits elected officials from collecting retirement while still in office when the retirement is earned from an elective public office.
Bill History: 01-05-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 757   Kennedy, Timothy M. Relates to enacting the "save New York call center jobs act of 2015".
Bill History: 01-06-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 758   Kennedy, Timothy M. Permits awarding of reasonable attorneys' fees, costs and exemplary damages in court actions for unlawful discriminatory practices pursuant to the human rights law.
Bill History: 01-06-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Investigations & Government Operations

SB 782   Hannon, Kemp Enacts the "safe staffing for quality care act".
Bill History: 01-06-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Health

SB 811   Breslin, Neil D. Prohibits the diminution of health insurance benefits of public employee retirees.
Bill History: 01-06-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 832   Libous, Thomas W. Relates to eligibility for permanent appointment of certain police officers.
Bill History: 01-06-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 842   Robach, Joseph E. Relates to the entitlement to unpaid leave of absence for victims of domestic violence.
Bill History: 01-06-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 930   Avella, Tony Enacts CJ's Law--oil and gas drilling workplace safety act.
Bill History: 01-07-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Labor

SB 974   Montgomery, Velmanette Relates to training and education for sustainable wage jobs and traditional and nontraditional employment in public assistance employment programs.
Bill History: 01-07-15 S Pre-Filed
01-07-15 S Referred to Senate Social Services

SB 1070   Peralta, Jose R. Relates to restrictions on consecutive hours of work for nurses in the office of children and family services.
Bill History: 01-08-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1154   Avella, Tony Allows employees to utilize sick leave to care for family, household members and domestic partners.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1208   Parker, Kevin S. Requires all employers to provide paid sick leave to employees.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1232   Parker, Kevin S. Provides for a state workforce fuel reduction and conservation program which will develop and assist in implementing strategies to reduce fuel consumption.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Investigations & Government Operati

SB 1254   Peralta, Jose R. Expands retraining opportunities to unemployed residents of the state.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1255   Peralta, Jose R. Requires the payment of prevailing wages on certain state university of New York construction projects.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1272   Peralta, Jose R. Broadens scope of prevailing wage requirements for service employees and establishes criminal penalties for violations.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1276   Peralta, Jose R. Relates to unemployment insurance benefits for professional employment by certain educational institutions.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1291   Espaillat, Adriano Enacts the farmworkers fair labor practices act, granting collective bargaining rights, workers' compensation and unemployment benefits to farmworkers.
Bill History: 01-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1464   Kennedy, Timothy M. Grants additional credit to volunteer firefighters in competitive civil service examinations for appointment and promotion, also for retention.
Bill History: 01-12-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Civil Service and Pensions

SB 1545   Klein, Jeffrey D. Enacts the "credit privacy in employment act" to prohibit the use of consumer credit reports in hiring and employment determinations.
Bill History: 01-13-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Consumer Protection

SB 1549   Kennedy, Timothy M. Waives civil service examination application fees for veterans.
Bill History: 01-13-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veterans Affairs & Homeland Securit

SB 1551   Kennedy, Timothy M. Establishes voluntary licensure of master plumbers by the department of state.
Bill History: 01-13-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Consumer Protection

SB 1573   Parker, Kevin S. Establishes the NYS Triangle Shirtwaist Fire 105th anniversary commemoration commission.
Bill History: 01-13-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1677   Bonacic, John J. Relates to workplace violence.
Bill History: 01-14-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1864   Marcellino, Carl L. Prohibits state contracts with vendors that forbid employees from litigating discrimination or harassment claims.
Bill History: 01-15-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1892   Parker, Kevin S. Enacts the protection in the workplace act.
Bill History: 01-15-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor

SB 1936   Parker, Kevin S. Establishes the "Safe Staffing for Hospital Care Act".
Bill History: 01-15-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health

SB 1945   Bonacic, John J. Requires the licensing of persons engaged in the design, construction, operation, inspection, maintenance, alteration and repair of elevators.
Bill History: 01-15-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor


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