S07705 Summary:

BILL NOS07705A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A09815-A
 
SPONSORMAY
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 225, Eld L
 
Creates the office of older adult workforce development within the office for the aging to address the needs of older adults regarding the workplace.
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S07705 Actions:

BILL NOS07705A
 
02/10/2020REFERRED TO AGING
02/26/2020AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO AGING
02/26/2020PRINT NUMBER 7705A
03/04/2020REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
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S07705 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         7705--A
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 10, 2020
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Aging  --  committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the elder law, in relation to creating the office of
          older adult workforce development within the office for the aging

          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 section 225 to
     2  read as follows:
     3    § 225. Office of older adult  workforce  development.  1.  The  office
     4  shall  establish  an  office  of older adult workforce development. Such
     5  office of older adult workforce development shall be headed by a coordi-
     6  nator who shall be appointed by the director.    The  coordinator  shall
     7  work in consultation with the department of labor in the course of their
     8  duties.
     9    2.  The coordinator of the office of older adult workforce development
    10  shall have the following duties:
    11    (a) advise and assist the state in planning and implementing for coor-
    12  dination and cooperation among agencies involved in  workforce  develop-
    13  ment to address the needs of older adults regarding the workplace;
    14    (b)  create  a  centralized  website with resources for job placement,
    15  career building and development, and job support for older adults;
    16    (c)  provide information on how to report age  discrimination  in  the
    17  workplace, including potential state remedies for such discrimination;
    18    (d)    review  information  upon  request  of state agencies regarding
    19  complaints concerning age discrimination in the  workplace  and  develop
    20  recommendations, guidelines, and protocols to address recurring problems
    21  or trends, in consultation with industry representatives, advocates, and
    22  state agencies;
    23    (e)  provide  outreach  and  education on the services provided by the
    24  office of older adult workforce development; and
    25    (f) perform other duties as the director may assign to  the  coordina-
    26  tor.
    27    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD15231-02-0
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