De Blasio Announces Plans To Sign Paid Sick Leave Bill Into Law
NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — More New York City residents who become ill will now receive paid sick leave.
On Monday, Mayor Bill De Blasio announced that he will sign the new bill into law later this week.
“This is truly a historic day for New York City. This day earns that title. Half a million more people will have paid sick leave when they need it. Half a million more families will be protected,” the Mayor said.
The bill expands mandatory paid sick time coverage to businesses that employ five or more people. Once signed, the law will take effect April first.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Clinton, Sanders Rivalry Hits Spotlight As First Democratic Presidential Debate Begins
- Lamar Odom Hospitalized After Being Found Unresponsive At Nevada Brothel
- Woman Loses $127K Lawsuit Against Young Nephew Who Injured Her During Hug
- Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting Outside Flatiron District Nightclub