Bill Under Way In New Jersey Would Give Paid Sick Leave To WorkersBut as expected, the bill is getting push back from small businesses.
N.J. Lawmakers Look At Employer Requirement Of Paid Sick LeaveLabor and trade associations spoke in favor of the bill, arguing that low-wage workers face economic hardships when they take off from work due to sickness but do not get paid.
Feeling Sick? More New Yorkers Can Start Using Paid Sick Leave The paid sick leave law, which went into effect on April 1, covers employees who work more than 80 hours during a calendar year in New York City.
Mayor Bill De Blasio, Volunteers Promote New Sick Leave Law To StraphangersUnder the new law, any business employing five or more workers must offer five days of paid sick leave each year.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Has Few Regrets As 100th Day ApproachesNew York City's first Democratic mayor in a generation reflected on his first 100 days in office, largely downplaying middling poll numbers.
Half A Million New Yorkers Covered Under Extension Of Paid Sick Leave LawWorkers at businesses with five or more employees who are hired to work more than 80 hours a calendar year will now be able to accrue up to five paid sick days per year under the new provision.
Mayor De Blasio Signs NYC Paid Sick Leave Bill Into LawCombined with previous legislation, more than a half-million New Yorkers will now be entitled to take up to five sick days without fear of losing their job.
De Blasio Announces Plans To Sign Paid Sick Leave Bill Into LawThe bill expands mandatory paid sick time coverage to businesses that employ five or more people. Once signed, the law will take effect April first.
New York Assembly Passes Bill For Paid Medical Leave, Affordable Child CareNew York's Assembly has passed a series of bills intended to provide affordable child care, increase funding for child care subsidies and establish paid leave for medical emergencies, the birth or adoption of a child or to take care of a sick relative.
NYC Council OKs Bill Expanding Required Paid Sick LeaveThe new bill has the support of Mayor Bill de Blasio. It will give the right to have paid sick days to 355,000 workers.
De Blasio Eyes Expansion Of Paid Sick Leave LawThe proposal is expected to require that businesses with five or more employees provide the five sick days.
City Council Approves New York City Paid Sick Leave LegislationMore than 1 million workers in New York City will now get paid sick leave. The City Council passed a bill Wednesday over the strong objections of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who fears it could hurt small businesses.