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File #: Int 1739-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring reports on the results of NY Works.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Economic Development
On agenda: 9/25/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring reports on the results of New York Works
Sponsors: Paul A. Vallone, Ritchie J. Torres
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Economic Development Corporation to report on the New York Works program every year until 2027. The report would include the specific goals of the program at its inception, the total number of jobs the New York Works program anticipates creating at the end of the reporting period, the number of jobs created since the inception of the program, and the number of individuals who obtained employment since the inception of the program. The information about recently employed individuals would be disaggregated by level of educational attainment, race and ethnicity, gender, whether the individuals are residents of New York City and salary. The information about newly created jobs would also be disaggregated by borough, company and, if the company has contracted with the city to create jobs, the number of jobs per contract.
Indexes: Report Required, Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1739, 2. Int. No. 1739, 3. September 25, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-25-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 25, 2019

Int. No. 1739

 

By Council Members Vallone and Torres

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring reports on the results of New York Works

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Reporting on New York Works. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “New York Works” means steps taken in furtherance of the objectives of the plan released by the mayor in the year 2017, and any subsequent revised plan, proposing city actions to be taken over a fixed period of time to create a fixed number of jobs that pay a fixed level of wages.

b. Annual report. No later than December 1, 2019, and every year thereafter, the economic development corporation shall make every effort to complete an investigation of New York Works and shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and post on its website, a report including the following:

1. The specific goals of New York Works at inception;

2. The total number of jobs projected to be created under New York Works as of the close of the reporting period and the timeline for completion;

3. The total number of jobs already created under New York Works as of the close of the reporting period;

4. The total number of individuals who have obtained employment under New York Works as of the close of the reporting period disaggregated by:

(a) Level of educational attainment;

(b) Race and ethnicity;

(c) Gender;

(d) Whether the individual is a resident of the city of New York; and

(e) Salary.

c. The information reported pursuant to paragraph 3 of subdivision b of this local law shall be further disaggregated by borough, company and, if the company has contracted with the city to create jobs, the number of jobs created per contract and any other available specifications for such jobs.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately and expires and is deemed repealed on December 1, 2027.

 

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