New York

New York City Expands Paid Sick Days Law

More than a quarter million more New Yorkers will have access to paid sick days, thanks to new leadership and years of a strong coalition.

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Celebrate the 21st Anniversary of the FMLA by Working for Paid Leave in NY State

In honor of the 21st anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act, we’ve asked activists around the country to reflect on what FMLA means in their states, how states are taking action to improve upon this seminal law and

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Clinton, de Blasio, Speak Out for Paid Sick Days

More political leaders are championing paid sick days as key to fighting inequality and helping families succeed.

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New York Hosts Nancy Pelosi

Congressional leader salutes NYC paid sick days win as a way to help women – and America – succeed.

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What’s Behind the Momentum for Paid Sick Days?

We’re seeing a wave of wins for paid sick days because people need it, demanded it and built the capacity to win.

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Speaker Quinn: Listen to the Children

Children help deliver of 50,000 petitions to NY Council Speaker Christine Quinn.

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Paid Sick Days in New York: A Burning Issue

New York women have made paid sick days a burning issue for City Council Speaker.

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“Still Sick in the City”: NYC Report Shows Urgency for Paid Sick Days

New York may be known for sex in the city, but Nancy Rankin at the Community Service Society of NY (CSSNY) has written a compelling report on a seamier topic: the unacceptably high percentages of New Yorkers without paid sick

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Business Leaders Make the Case for Paid Sick Days

A new brochure captures business owners’ experience of paid sick days as a way to keep down costs, retain workers and strength the economy.

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NYC Coalition Relaunches Paid Sick Days Campaign

An expanded and re-energized coalition urged New York’s City Council to pass a revised paid sick days bill to help families in this tough economy.

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