S05132 Summary:

BILL NOS05132
 
SAME ASSAME AS UNI. A07139
 
SPONSORRAMOS
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 201-g, Lab L
 
Relates to requiring employers to obtain an acknowledgement of receipt from employees of their sexual harassment prevention policy and sexual harassment prevention training program in writing in English and in employees' primary languages; requires employers to obtain acknowledgements from employees and keep such acknowledgements for six years.
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S05132 Actions:

BILL NOS05132
 
04/10/2019REFERRED TO LABOR
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S05132 Committee Votes:

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S05132 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S05132 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
            S. 5132                                                  A. 7139
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                SENATE - ASSEMBLY
 
                                     April 10, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. RAMOS -- read twice and ordered printed,
          and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor
 
        IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to
          the Committee on Labor
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the labor law, in relation to requiring employers to
          obtain an acknowledgement of receipt from employees  of  their  sexual
          harassment prevention policy and sexual harassment prevention training
          program in writing in English and in employees' primary languages
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 201-g of the labor law  is  renum-
     2  bered subdivision 4 and a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows:
     3    3. a. Each time an employer provides his or her employees with written
     4  notice of such employer's sexual harassment prevention policy and infor-
     5  mation  presented at such employer's sexual harassment prevention train-
     6  ing program, the employer shall obtain from the employee  a  signed  and
     7  dated written acknowledgement, in English and in the primary language of
     8  the  employee,  of  receipt  of  this  notice,  which the employer shall
     9  preserve and maintain for six years.  Such acknowledgement shall include
    10  an affirmation by the employee that the employee  accurately  identified
    11  his  or  her  primary  language  to  the  employer,  and that the notice
    12  provided by the employer to such employee pursuant to  this  subdivision
    13  was  in  the  language  so identified or if such notice is not available
    14  from the commissioner in the employee's primary language,  was  provided
    15  to the employee in English, and shall conform to any additional require-
    16  ments established by the commissioner with regard to content and form.
    17    b.  Every employer shall notify his or her employees in writing of any
    18  changes to his or her sexual harassment  prevention  policy  or  to  the
    19  information  presented in his or her sexual harassment prevention train-
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09740-01-9

        S. 5132                             2                            A. 7139
 
     1  ing program, at least seven calendar days prior  to  the  time  of  such
     2  changes.
     3    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
     4  have become a law.  Effective immediately the addition, amendment and/or
     5  repeal of any rule or regulation necessary  for  the  implementation  of
     6  this  act  on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed
     7  on or before such effective date.
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