File #: Int 0818-2022    Version: * Name: Requiring the department of consumer and worker protection to implement an outreach and education campaign regarding the Temporary Schedule Change Act.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Consumer and Worker Protection
On agenda: 11/22/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of consumer and worker protection to implement an outreach and education campaign regarding the Temporary Schedule Change Act
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Shahana K. Hanif, Lincoln Restler, Crystal Hudson, Rita C. Joseph, Shaun Abreu
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to conduct an annual education and outreach campaign on the Temporary Schedule Change Act. The outreach and education campaign will require employers to distribute written and electronic materials created by the department to their employees, and a media campaign by the department.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 818, 2. Int. No. 818, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-22-22, 4. November 22, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 22, 2022, 6. Committee Report 3/29/23, 7. Hearing Testimony 3/29/23, 8. Hearing Transcript 3/29/23

Int. No. 818

 

By Council Members Brewer, Hanif, Restler, Hudson, Joseph and Abreu

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of consumer and worker protection to implement an outreach and education campaign regarding the Temporary Schedule Change Act

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 6 of chapter 12 of title 20 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 20-1264 to read as follows:

§ 20-1264 Education and outreach. a. No later than September 1, 2023, and annually thereafter, the department shall conduct an outreach campaign to inform employers and employees about the rights of employees pursuant to this subchapter.    

1. The department shall develop and distribute to employers written and electronic materials containing information related to this subchapter. Employers shall distribute written and electronic materials created by the department directly to their employees in both electronic and print format.

2. The department shall implement a media campaign to inform the public about their rights as employees pursuant to this subchapter. Such media campaign shall be available on the internet, television, radio, and in print.

b. The materials and media campaign required by this section shall be made available in English and the designated citywide languages as provided in section 23-1101.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

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