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Meeting Name: Committee on Consumer and Worker Protection Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/20/2023 1:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Civil Service and Labor
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T2023-3594 *   Oversight - Safe and Sick TimeOversight    Not available Not available
Int 0078-2022 *Gale A. Brewer  Creating an informational campaign concerning workers’ rights under the earned safe and sick time act.IntroductionThis bill would provide for a public education campaign by the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection in coordination with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to educate employees of their rights under the Earned Safe and Sick Time Act. The campaign will distribute posters and other materials for posting in pharmacies and other private health related institutions, on a voluntary basis. The bill would also invite the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation to distribute and post such materials at locations under its jurisdiction.   Not available Not available
Int 0563-2022 *Gale A. Brewer  Provision of sick time earned by employees.IntroductionThe proposed bill would add a right to file a private civil action to the Earned Sick Time Act (ESTA), which allows most private employees in New York City to earn paid sick time from their employers. Under the current law, employees who are denied their rights under the ESTA are limited to filing a complaint with the Department of Consumer Affairs. This bill would allow such employees to also file a case with any court of competent jurisdiction to enforce their rights.   Not available Not available
Int 0617-2022 *Shahana K. Hanif  Earned Safe and Sick Time ActIntroductionThis bill would amend the definition of “employee” in the Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (the Act) to extend the Act’s benefits to independent contractors who meet certain conditions.   Not available Not available
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