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August 30, 2012
For more than a million New Yorkers — mostly Black, Latino and immigrant workers — getting sick can mean losing a paycheck or, in some cases, a job . The City Council has proposed a law that would allow New Yorkers at least five paid sick days a year , but Speaker Christine Quinn is keeping the ordinance from passing. Although a veto-proof majority of her colleagues support the bill , Speaker Quinn has refused to allow a vote. She is considering a run for mayor next year and doesn't want to upset the city's business elite . It's shameful. Please join us in calling on Speaker Quinn to provide...