NYC Council Reaches Compromise On Paid Sick Leave Bill

Law360, New York (March 28, 2013, 10:55 PM EDT) -- The New York City Council on Thursday reached a compromise with labor unions to arrive at a new legislation requiring employers to provide five paid sick days per year, a culmination of a years-long campaign to win the support of council speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn.

The proposed bill would first require businesses with at least 20 employees to offer five paid sick days starting April 2014. The requirement would then start applying to businesses with at least 15 employees, from October 2015 onward, a...
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