Work & Family Policy Database
Paid Sick Leave Requirement
State: New York
Subject: Paid Sick Days, Job-Protected Leave
Bill: S.B. 1490 (A.B. 4024)
Sponsor: Parker (D)
Date Introduced: 01/07/2011, carried over to 2012 session.
To Senate Committee on Labor: 01/07/2011
Re-referred to Committee on Labor: 01/04/2012
Guarantees workers one hour of paid sick leave for every 20 hours worked, up to 80 hours per year (40 hours for workers in small businesses).
The leave may be used to care for the worker’s child (including the child of a domestic partner), spouse or "designated person," parent, sibling, grandchild, aunt or uncle.
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