Sick Leave

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop (credit: Jersey City Mayor's Office)

Jersey City Council Passes Guaranteed Sick Days For Workers

The City Council passed legislation, 7-1, Wednesday night that would mandate employers guarantee sick days.


FILE -- A man attends a rally in front of City Hall to show support for a paid sick leave bill on March 29, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Approves New York City Paid Sick Leave Legislation

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.


New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Speaker Quinn Says Deal Made On Requiring Paid Sick Leave

The agreement will require businesses with 20 or more employees to provide five paid sick days to their workers beginning April 1, 2014.


New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Political Watchdog Group Rips Quinn For Holding Up Sick Leave Vote

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.


City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Elected Officials Push For Sick Leave Requirement Bill In NYC

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.


City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Push On To Require Sick Days In New York City Amid Flu Epidemic

A bill to require sick days for employees in New York City has been getting a new look after this winter’s flu outbreak.


Bill de Blasio

De Blasio Calls For Sick Leave Protections As Flu Pounds Area

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.



Protesters Outside Capital Grille On 42nd Street Fight For Paid Sick Leave

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.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seen in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Bloomberg Set To Veto Paid Sick Leave Bill

The mayor called the bill, “a terrible terrible idea and would be disastrous for New York City.”


NJ Lawmakers Seek To Limit Sick Leave Payouts

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 […]