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File #: Int 1685-2019    Version: * Name: Providing age discrimination training to city agencies.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Civil and Human Rights
On agenda: 9/12/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing age discrimination training to city agencies
Sponsors: Diana Ayala , Margaret S. Chin, Farah N. Louis, Ben Kallos, Mathieu Eugene, Ruben Diaz, Sr., Paul A. Vallone, Deborah L. Rose
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This legislation would require the NYC Commission for Human Rights (CCHR) to develop a training and complementary materials that would help identify, prevent, and eliminate age discrimination in the workplace. This training would be provided to each city agency at least once a year. CCHR would also be required to post any materials developed for the training to the agency’s website, as well as information on how to obtain relief for age discrimination in the workplace, including how to report these incidents and what actions are available to individuals experiencing such discrimination.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1685, 2. Int. No. 1685, 3. September 12, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-12-19, 5. Committee Report 10/8/19, 6. Hearing Testimony 10/8/19, 7. Hearing Transcript 10/8/19, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 12, 2019

Int. No. 1685

 

By Council Members Ayala, Chin, Louis, Kallos, Eugene, Diaz, Vallone and Rose

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing age discrimination training to city agencies

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 8 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 8-133 to read as follows:

§ 8-133 Age discrimination training. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the

following terms have the following means:

Agency. The term “agency” has the same meaning as such term is defined in section 1150 of the charter.

b. The commission, in consultation with the department for the aging, shall create a

training, including materials, to identify, prevent and eliminate age discrimination in the workplace. The department shall provide such training to each agency at least once per year.

c. The commission shall post conspicuously on the commission’s website any materials developed for the training as well as relevant additional resources about age discrimination in the workplace. 

                       d. The commission shall also post on the commission’s website information regarding how to obtain relief for age discrimination in the workplace, including how to report such incidents and what avenues of relief and action are available to those who have experienced such discrimination.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.NJC

LS 11312

8/29/2019