Saturday, February 15, 2014

City Council mostly a no-show to hear the other side of the sick-pay bill


 Empty New York City Council Chamber Feb 14 2014
Small business advocates argue against sick-pay bill to sparse City Council crowd - NY Daily News

Eighteen Council members were present to hear Mayor de Blasio's top aides tout the legislation, which would require businesses with five or more employees to provide sick days to workers. When it was time for the business groups to voice their concerns, however, the crowd had dwindled down to a handful of lawmakers.