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This bill requires the Commissioner of Small Business Services to create a comprehensive workforce development plan based, to the extent practicable, on the results of the state of small business survey. The plan is due no later than June 1, 2019 and includes: strategies for addressing the hiring needs of small businesses, information on addressing workforce development needs, identifying and addressing issues small businesses experience such as barriers to growth, and information on tools and resources that may assist small businesses.

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Int. No. 1510-B

 

By Council Members Cornegy, Levin, Salamanca, Gentile, Menchaca, Rosenthal, Cohen, Espinal, Vallone, Koo, Koslowitz, Perkins and Eugene

 

A Local Law in relation to a workforce development plan for small business

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. Workforce development plan for small businesses. a. No later than June 1, 2019, the commissioner of small business services shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and post online, a comprehensive workforce development plan informed, to the extent practicable, by the results of the state of small business survey conducted pursuant to a local law of the city of New York for the year 2017 as proposed in introduction number 1511-A.

                     b. Such plan may include, but need not be limited to:

                     1. Strategies to address the hiring needs of small businesses;

                     2. Information specific to addressing workforce development needs and skills necessary to fill small business jobs;

                     3. Identifying and addressing issues that small businesses are experiencing, such as barriers to growth; and

                     4. Information on tools and resources that may assist small businesses.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect immediately, and remains in effect until the submission of the plan due June 1, 2019, when it is deemed repealed.

 

NKA/SSY

LS 9682/9683

9/19/2017 9:30pm