On January 2, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation (S.B. 1826) requiring call center employers to provide prior notice of relocation of call center jobs from New York to a foreign country or any other state. Call center employers are business entities with 50 or more employees, excluding part-time employees; or 50 or more employees that in the aggregate work at least 1,500 hours per week, excluding overtime hours, for the purpose of staffing a call center.
Specifically, call center employers must notify the New York Labor Commissioner of a relocation at least 100 days prior when they plan to either:
The law is effective June 30, 2020.
Read NY S.B. 1826