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De Blasio Says 500k More Will be Covered by Proposed Paid Sick Leave Bill

The Mayor and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito unveiled their first legislative priority in the new council.

Civic Center »

City Council Overrides Bloomberg's Veto of Paid Sick Leave Bill

The City Council voted Thursday to override the mayor's veto of a bill that would ensure paid sick leave.

Midtown »

Midtown's Small Businesses Brace for Paid-Sick Leave Fallout

Companies just over the 15-worker threshold prepare for rising costs.

New York City »

First TV Ad of Mayor's Race Slams Christine Quinn

A new ad, set to begin airing Monday, is paid for by a group that wants Quinn to lose.

New York City »

Quinn Backs Paid Sick Leave in Deal That Will Cover 1 Million New Yorkers

Council Speaker Christine Quinn has thrown her support behind the paid sick leave bill.

Fort George »

Mayoral Candidates Attack Quinn on Paid Sick Leave at Uptown Debate

Quinn's opponents accused the speaker of "bottling up" debate on the paid sick leave controversy.

New York City »

Fake Christine Quinn Campaign Website Fools Foes

The website claims that Quinn will hold a vote on the controversial paid sick leave issue.

Elmhurst »

Terraza 7 Owner Mixes Music, Culture and Politics at Queens Venue

Freddy Castiblanco uses Terraza 7 as a bar, a venue and a meeting place for progressive ideas.

New York City »

Small Businesses Push Quinn to Support Paid Sick Leave Proposal

Some small businesses and paid sick leave advocates in the city are supporting the new proposal.

Kensington »

Sick Pay Advocates Accuse Christine Quinn of Deadly Foot-Dragging

Felix Trinidad's widow said her husband would still be alive if he had had paid sick days.

New York City »

New Yorkers Want Crackdown on Alcohol Abuse, Poll Finds

A majority of voters support a crackdown on alcohol abuse, a new poll finds.

Manhattan »

Push for Proposed Sick Leave Bill Renewed Despite Quinn's Concerns

Advocates have renewed their push to mandate paid sick leave for businesses with five or more employees.

Manhattan »

Christine Quinn Backs Mayor Bloomberg, Shelves Paid Sick Leave Bill

The paid sick leave bill would have required companies with 20 or more workers to provide paid sick days to staff.

Manhattan »

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Opposes Paid Sick Leave Bill, Report Says

Christine Quinn opposed the bill a day after a study showed city workers call out sick three times more than private sector.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Blasts Paid Sick Leave Bill as 'Disastrous'

Making paid sick leave mandatory would be "a terrible, terrible idea," the mayor said.