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NYC Council OKs sick days plan, seen as key step
CNSNews.com ^ | May 9, 2013 | JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

Posted on 05/09/2013 8:16:27 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

NEW YORK (AP) — In a significant victory amid a push for paid sick time laws around the country, city lawmakers voted Wednesday to make businesses provide the benefit to an estimated 1 million workers who don't have it now.

Saying they hoped that requiring sick leave in the nation's largest metropolis would set an example, City Council members positioned New York to become the most populous place to approve such a law during a campaign that has scored several victories but also a number of defeats. A mayoral veto is expected, but so is an override.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: liberals; mandate; nannystate; sickdays
Bloomberg is actually on the right side of this one.
1 posted on 05/09/2013 8:16:27 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: SheLion; Eric Blair 2084; -YYZ-; 31R1O; 383rr; AFreeBird; AGreatPer; Alamo-Girl; Alia; altura; ...

Cough-cough *wheeze* Nanny State PING!


2 posted on 05/09/2013 8:17:05 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: SunkenCiv; neverdem; Tolerance Sucks Rocks

So, when this “takes off,” several hundreds of thousands of “workers” every day will stay at home. Doesn’t matter the reason, they will stay at home given a choice between working and sleeping in. ..

Who is going to do their jobs in that city?


3 posted on 05/09/2013 8:21:22 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Look for prices to go up.

Only hurts the middle class and below...


4 posted on 05/09/2013 8:22:18 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping!


5 posted on 05/09/2013 8:25:08 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Making it even harder to do business, what a great idea for the economy


6 posted on 05/09/2013 8:34:45 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I wish I had the moving van concession. Just another really good excuse for businesses to bolt the city. The city council should book a tour of Detroit so they get used to what is coming next.


7 posted on 05/09/2013 8:54:55 PM PDT by immadashell
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I could see having some pool of days where if you actually checked into a hospital for an operation....you had two to three weeks of paid leave sitting there. The idea of poor management over this, and having six employees on a team that take fifteen days a year each of sick leave, and six employees who take one day a year each for sick leave....you as the manager will eventually figure out you’ve got a problem.


8 posted on 05/09/2013 9:13:32 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Well, it will be easier to implement when everybody is part time.


9 posted on 05/09/2013 9:21:11 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (3 guns when you only have one arm? "I just don't want to get killed for lack of shooting back")
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Manufacturing companies would be exempt because they're struggling, Quinn said.

What -- the employees of manufacturing firms don't get sick? LOL.

I hope NYC passes this. Just one more nail in the coffin of that place.

10 posted on 05/10/2013 4:14:56 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my soul.")
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Excellent - I can get paid for attending a matinee or shopping at the mall.


11 posted on 05/10/2013 4:20:31 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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