Bloomberg Vetoes NYC Paid Sick Leave Bill

Law360, New York (June 7, 2013, 10:15 PM EDT) -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday reportedly vetoed legislation requiring employers to provide up to five paid sick days each year, but the New York City Council had expected that move and said it will override his veto over the next month. 

Bloomberg defended his decision by arguing that requiring employers to provide such paid sick time would only sap their resources for other benefits and could chill hiring, according to his veto message reported by the Associated Press.

Representatives for Bloomberg and the bill's lead advocate,...
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