Kelli Conlin, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice New York is out today with a statement endorsing the Paid-Sick Leave now before the City Council.
“All women juggling work and family responsibilities have a stake in the debate over paid sick days, but it’s acutely important for pregnant women in low-wage sectors who are sometimes forced Read More
Council speaker Christine Quinn was asked at the city council’s monthly stated meeting press conference about yesterday’s report on the impacts that the Paid Sick Leave bill would have on local businesses.
Unsurprisingly, Quinn demurred.
I will be taking a position on the paid sick leave issue and legislation in the very near future. Read More
A bill requiring employers to offer paid sick leave is perhaps the top legislative issue for a large chunk of the City Council. The more liberal council members, including Gale Brewer, and groups such as the Working Families Party have been pushing for a vote since last year (the bill has a veto-proof 36 Read More