this article is from october 8, 2010.
at that time mike called the bill, “a terrible terrible idea and would be disastrous for New York City.”
there is a great little podcast of mike speaking these words.
click on link below:
fast forward to today and still, no paid sick leave for new yorkers.
this from the new york times, october 14, 2012:
Sick Leave in New York
Published: October 14, 2012
The arrival of flu season is a reminder that New York City has no law requiring employers to provide paid sick leave and that the City Council should pass one. Connecticut requires paid sick leave from most companies with more than 50 employees. Seattle, San Francisco and Washington all require employers to provide sick leave, and workers in New York deserve the same benefit.