Bill Text: NY S05977 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires the department of labor to provide the model sexual harassment prevention training program in an interactive format to be used by employees to satisfy the training requirements for employees.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-16 - REFERRED TO LABOR [S05977 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05977-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                      May 16, 2019

        Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- 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 model  sexual  harass-
          ment prevention training program

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 201-g of the labor law is  amended
     2  by adding two new paragraphs d and e to read as follows:
     3    d.  Such  model sexual harassment prevention training program shall be
     4  made available on the department's website, at no  cost,  and  shall  be
     5  available  in a format that prompts employees with interactive questions
     6  that are to be answered correctly by employees in order to complete  the
     7  training  program  in a manner determined by the department in consulta-
     8  tion with the division of human rights.
     9    e. Utilizing the model sexual harassment prevention  training  program
    10  pursuant  to  paragraph d of this subdivision shall be deemed sufficient
    11  for meeting the training requirements pursuant to paragraph  c  of  this
    12  subdivision  for  each  year  that  it  is provided to all employees and
    13  utilized.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth 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.