Mayor Bill de Blasio expected to sign sick leave bill next week

Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign a bill later this week that will provide more paid sick leave to employees. The bill requires

The bill requires businesses with five or more employees to provide at least five sick days a year to their workers.

The bill requires businesses with five or more employees to provide at least five sick days a year to their workers. (3/18/14)

BROOKLYN - Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign a bill later this week that will provide more paid sick leave to employees. The bill requires businesses with five or more employees to provide at least five sick days a year to their workers.

Critics of the law say it will cause problems for the city's economic structure.

The City Council passed the bill last month.

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