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This bill would require City agencies to provide employees and job applicants with information about federal and state student loan forgiveness programs. It would also allow City agencies to use an online application to apply for such forgiveness programs on behalf of employees and job applicants.
A bill to require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, in consultation with the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, to prepare a notice for employees and job applicants regarding the availability of student loan forgiveness programs. It would also allow the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to use an online application to apply for such programs on behalf of employees and job applicants.
The City’s current data breach notification laws are not aligned with those of the State, and this bill would amend them to more closely match those of the State. It would also expand the scope of data that must be disclosed when a breach involves personal identifying information of any person.
This bill prohibits restaurants, bars, and other food service establishments from requiring that employees accept payment in cash, and would extend the existing prohibition on tipping practices to these establishments. It would also require employers to keep records of tips received by their employees, and make these records available to the public.
This would prohibit retailers from charging customers for on-call scheduling, which is a practice that requires an employee to call in to their employer, or wait to be contacted by the employer, to see whether they need to report to work. It would also prohibit retail businesses from cancelling, changing or adding shifts for employees without giving them advance notice.
The City’s laundry licensing laws are outdated and do not reflect the activities of the industry. This bill would update the licensing scheme to better regulate the activities of laundries, including separating commercial laundry and industrial laundry delivery operations from each other. It would also include requirements related to cleanliness and safety, and create a supervisory license for pushcarts.
The City’s paid safe leave laws currently only cover domestic violence, sexual offense matters and stalking matters. This bill would expand those coverages to victims of human trafficking, family offense matters, and other sex crimes, as well as their family members. It would also restrict the number of tobacco retailer licenses in each community district, and restrict the ability to renew such licenses for certain criminal record expungements.