Ironing Out The Wrinkles In NYC's Earned Sick Time Act
July 9, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT
Law360, New York (July 9, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT) -- On June 26, 2013, New York City joined the growing list of jurisdictions requiring employers to give workers paid sick time. The Earned Sick Time Act — enacted after the city council’s decision to overrule Mayor Bloomberg’s veto earlier this month — allows employees to earn a minimum amount of paid sick time from business that employ at least 20 employees.
After the first 18 months, the act will expand its coverage to employers with 15 or more employees and to all who employ domestic workers....