National Partnership for Women & Families

Paid Sick Leave Requirement

New York
State: New York
Subject: Job-Protected Leave, Paid Sick Days
Bill: S.B. 1490
Date introduced, carried over to 2012 session: 01/07/11
Referred to Senate Committee on Labor: 01/07/11
Re-referred to Committee on Labor: 01/04/12

Guarantees workers one hour of paid sick leave for every 20 hours worked, up to 80 hours per year (40 hours for workers in small businesses). The leave may be used to care for the worker's child (including the child of a domestic partner), spouse or "designated person," parent, sibling, grandchild, aunt or uncle.