Paid Sick Leave Law Takes Effect in New York City

Most companies in New York City now have to provide five paid sick days a year for their workers, which means that workers are protected from losing their jobs, or their paychecks, if they get sick, or have to take care of a sick parent or child.

Under a new law, many employees in New York City will receive paid sick leave for the first time. Credit Ruth Fremson/The New York Times

Under a new law, many employees in New York City will receive paid sick leave for the first time. Credit Ruth Fremson/The New York Times

You can find the article on the new paid sick leave law here.

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