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De Blasio to expand paid sick days law in NYC
Associated Press ^ | Jan 16, 2014 10:48 PM EST | Jonathan Lemire

Posted on 01/16/2014 7:58:45 PM PST by Olog-hai

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will be announcing a significant expansion of a law that requires employers to give employees paid sick days. […]

Under the current law, businesses with 20 or more employees must provide five sick days.

The new law is expected to require that businesses with five or more employees provide the five sick days. …

(Excerpt) Read more at hosted.ap.org ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: billdeblasio; detroitification; nyc; sickdays; warrenwilhelm
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Sure, go for it if you want to turn NYC into a ghost town. Cde. Wilhelm is bringing on the Detroitification.
1 posted on 01/16/2014 7:58:45 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

he will limit them to 250 days a year or something


2 posted on 01/16/2014 7:59:28 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Olog-hai

Job destruction guaranteed!!


3 posted on 01/16/2014 8:02:11 PM PST by Antoninus II
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> Job destruction guaranteed!!

I think that’s the goal and I don’t think they’re aware that they’ve just about run out of other people’s money


4 posted on 01/16/2014 8:04:44 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Olog-hai

And the King decreed.......


5 posted on 01/16/2014 8:05:17 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Olog-hai

If its that important to humanity, why the five employee cutoff? “We could do four, sir, but that might impact economic activity.”


6 posted on 01/16/2014 8:06:28 PM PST by ToastedHead
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To: Olog-hai

Typical Marxist Democrat. They’re “for the working man” except the guy working to keep his own business.


7 posted on 01/16/2014 8:09:26 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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“Job destruction guaranteed!!”

Small businesses must be destroyed!

Between ObamaCare and now this idiot, more can enter the unemployment line.


8 posted on 01/16/2014 8:11:57 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Olog-hai

Goodbye New York.


9 posted on 01/16/2014 8:12:49 PM PST by kempster
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Why not all companies with at least one person? Require those sole proprietor cheapskates to pay themselves sick time!


10 posted on 01/16/2014 8:16:00 PM PST by oblomov
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To: Olog-hai

de Blasio is so far left, he’s coming around again.

Sit back and watch him hatch schemes designed to destroy what’s left of NYC.


11 posted on 01/16/2014 8:16:08 PM PST by upchuck (Stop this abuse now! Get behind Convention of States: http://bit.ly/1ak1Iz9)
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To: Olog-hai

Well, yet another reason for realistic business leaders to depart—before DeBlasio begins to charge an “exit tax”.


12 posted on 01/16/2014 8:19:13 PM PST by House Atreides
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a business with 5 employees is not a big booming business....its a small tailor shop or a small deli....

and with that small a number of workers, you can't afford anyone to be sick let alone pay them to stay home and be sick....its just life...

13 posted on 01/16/2014 8:22:08 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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5 sick days and $15 an hour for the small shop.

Sounds like a plan...


14 posted on 01/16/2014 8:25:11 PM PST by ltc8k6
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To: Olog-hai

This is gonna go over like a fart in church.


15 posted on 01/16/2014 8:25:57 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: upchuck

He still has to get his policies through the city counsel, doesn’t he...oh wait...never mind...


16 posted on 01/16/2014 8:27:29 PM PST by FatherFig1o155 ("Most bad government results from too much government." -- Thomas Jefferson)
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He's obviously got a screw loose

LOL

NYC is being run by a communist mental case.

When does he start the executions by firing squad?

17 posted on 01/16/2014 8:29:53 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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I wonder how long until he makes the big push for a high min wage?


18 posted on 01/16/2014 8:30:51 PM PST by ltc8k6
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To: Olog-hai

Pass the Popcorn!


19 posted on 01/16/2014 8:31:15 PM PST by Empireoftheatom48 (God help the Republic but will he?)
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NY has produced a TV commercial which entices businesses to move to NY by not having to pay taxes for ten years; something like that. But this policy weakens the incentive of the tax break imo.


20 posted on 01/16/2014 8:33:15 PM PST by Amendment10
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