STATE OF NEW YORK
2015-2016 Regular Sessions
January 7, 2015
Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging
AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to providing for guides
containing best practices for hiring, retaining, and retraining mature
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. The elder law is amended by adding a new article 3 to read
2 as follows:
3 ARTICLE III
4 AGING IN COMMUNITIES
5 TITLE I
6 WORKPLACE INITIATIVES
7 Section 301. Mature workers support guide.
8 § 301. Mature workers support guide. 1. The office shall, in conjunc-
9 tion with the department of labor, develop and update on an annual basis
10 a guide for businesses for hiring, retaining, and retraining mature
11 workers in New York state.
12 2. Such guide shall be made available on the websites of the office,
13 department of labor, and department of state. Businesses that obtain
14 certification or licensure from the department of labor or department of
15 state shall be provided with a link to this guide, or a paper copy upon
16 request, when they apply for such certification or licensure. A reason-
17 able fee may be charged for paper copies provided to individuals who are
18 not business owners.
19 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.