The City Council passed legislation, 7-1, Wednesday night that would mandate employers guarantee sick days.
More 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.
The agreement will require businesses with 20 or more employees to provide five paid sick days to their workers beginning April 1, 2014.
The “New York City Paid Sick Time Act” would require businesses with five or more employees to give their workers five paid sick days a year.
A group of women elected officials on Monday called for immediate action on the New York City bill that would require sick days for all those employed in New York City.
A bill to require sick days for employees in New York City has been getting a new look after this winter’s flu outbreak.
As the flu epidemic pounds the Tri-State Area, New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio is calling for the immediate passage of paid sick leave legislation that is now stalled in the City Council.
The Capital Grille is finding itself in hot water over unpaid sick leave, and many took out their frustrations at a lunchtime protest outside the popular steakhouse chain on 42nd street in Manhattan on Tuesday.
The mayor called the bill, “a terrible terrible idea and would be disastrous for New York City.”
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawmakers in New Jersey want to end golden parachutes for school, government and public safety workers. A Senate panel Monday advanced a bill to limit the amount of sick and vacation […]