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S00555 Summary:

BILL NOS00555A
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORMAY
 
COSPNSRBROUK, GOUNARDES
 
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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S00555 Actions:

BILL NOS00555A
 
01/06/2021REFERRED TO AGING
01/19/2021AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO AGING
01/19/2021PRINT NUMBER 555A
01/26/2021REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
04/26/20211ST REPORT CAL.776
04/27/20212ND REPORT CAL.
04/28/2021ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
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S00555 Memo:

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S00555 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         555--A
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                       (Prefiled)
 
                                     January 6, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        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  direct  the  office's
     6  senior  community  service  employment  program  and other employment or
     7  workforce development programs, and shall be headed by a coordinator who
     8  shall be appointed by the director.    The  coordinator  shall  work  in
     9  consultation with the department of labor in the course of their duties.
    10    2.  The coordinator of the office of older adult workforce development
    11  shall have the following duties:
    12    (a) advise and assist the state in planning and implementing for coor-
    13  dination and cooperation among agencies involved in  workforce  develop-
    14  ment to address the needs of older adults regarding the workplace;
    15    (b)  create  a  centralized  website with resources for job placement,
    16  career building and development, and job support for older adults;
    17    (c)  provide information on how to report age  discrimination  in  the
    18  workplace, including potential state remedies for such discrimination;
    19    (d)    review  information  upon  request  of state agencies regarding
    20  complaints concerning age discrimination in the  workplace  and  develop
    21  recommendations, guidelines, and protocols to address recurring problems
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04751-02-1

        S. 555--A                           2
 
     1  or trends, in consultation with industry representatives, advocates, and
     2  state agencies;
     3    (e)  provide  outreach  and  education on the services provided by the
     4  office of older adult workforce development; and
     5    (f) perform other duties as the director may assign to  the  coordina-
     6  tor.
     7    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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