The New York City Council may consider a bill to amend a recent law that requires employers to include a range of salaries on job listings. The Civil and Human Rights Committee, chaired by Council member Nantasha Williams (D-Queens), will hold a hearing on the bill on April 5. GNYHA will submit testimony that will describe our concerns that the law may harm some hospitals’ and community-based organizations’ ability to hire critical staff, particularly during a statewide staffing shortage. GNYHA will suggest further amendments, such as exempting not-for-profit or health care employers from the law’s requirements so that important safety net institutions can continue to hire necessary staff and provide high-quality patient care.
GNYHA to Testify on Salary Transparency Law
March 25, 2022
City Council Examines Behavioral Health Services
On April 21, the New York City Council Committee on Mental Health, Disability and Addictions and Committee on State and Federal Legislation held a joint oversight hearing on “Coordination of the State and City in the Provision of Mental Health Services.” Linda Lee (D-Queens) and Shaun Abreu (D-Manhattan) are the respective committee chairs. Council members...
April 25, 2022
City Council Examines Salary Disclosure Law
The New York City Council Civil and Human Rights Committee held a hearing Tuesday on Local Law 32 for 2022, a recent law that requires employers in New York City to include minimum and maximum salary information in job postings, effective May 15. The hearing also focused on a bill to amend that law, sponsored...
April 8, 2022
City Council Formalizes Committee Assignments
On Thursday, the New York City Council formalized committee assignments for its current term. Most important for GNYHA members, the Committee on Hospitals will be chaired by Mercedes Narcisse (D-Brooklyn), and the Committee on Health will be chaired by Lynn Schulman (D-Queens). The Council also created the new Subcommittee on COVID Recovery and Resiliency, which...
January 24, 2022