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NYC Sick Leave Bill To Get A Vote

After years of being blocked by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, the full Council will finally vote and likely overwhelmingly approve a bill that mandates paid sick leave.  The bill will be revised to exempt businesses with fewer than fifteen employees, a change that removes thousands of small retailers from its reach. The advocates said the legislation would provide paid …

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NEW YORK CITY: Anti-Labor Group Donates Big Bucks To Christine Quinn

The New York Daily News reports that a group opposing NYC’s pending bill to mandate paid sick leave has donated $370,000 to City Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s mayoral campaign. The business leaders were among the 180 people who penned an open letter to Quinn last summer arguing that mandating paid sick leave would be prohibitively costly for small businesses. They …

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