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Paid Sick Leave New York

Major City Votes To Expand Paid Sick Leave Law

amNewYork, New York | Ivan Pereira | Posted 04.29.2014 | Small Business

A whole lot more city small business employees are about to get paid sick leave. By a 46-5 vote Wednesday, the City Council extended the paid sick le...

Saki Knafo

New York's Paid Sick Leave Bill May Serve As Model For U.S. | Saki Knafo | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- When Juana Alvarez's 14-year-old daughter contracted a blood infection five years ago, Alvarez took her daughter to the hospital, leaving ...

Quinn Folds, Backs Paid Sick Leave Bill

| Posted 03.29.2013 | New York

By Julie Shapiro and Jill Colvin NEW YORK — Council Speaker Christine Quinn has thrown her support behind the long-controversial paid sick leave ...

The Fight for Paid Sick Leave: A Historical Perspective

Scott Stringer | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York
Scott Stringer

As the New York City Council prepares to debate a bill that would require city businesses to grant employees up to five paid sick days a year, it's important for us to separate the rhetoric from the facts

Laura Bassett

Gloria Steinem Pressures NYC Speaker Christine Quinn On Paid Sick Leave Bill | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.21.2013 | New York

Iconic feminist Gloria Steinem is threatening to withdraw her support for New York City mayoral candidate and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn if ...