The good news for New Yorkers is that the City Council demonstrated a clear understanding of the need for and benefits of paid sick days standards when it voted 45-3 to approve this common sense proposal last month. This means that it is only a matter of time before this bill becomes law and a fifth city paves the way for the national paid sick days standard America’s workers and families need."
About the National Partnership
The National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group dedicated to promoting fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality, affordable health care and policies that help all people meet the dual demands of work and family. More information is available at NationalPartnership.org.