Mayor Bill de Blasio announces paid sick day expansion
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BROOKLYN - Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced an expansion of the paid sick leave law.
De Blasio says the law will provide paid sick days to an additional half-million New Yorkers.
Under the current law, businesses with 20 or more employees are required to provide five sick days.
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The new law will require businesses with five or more employees to do the same.