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No End to Paid Sick Leave Debate

Friday, March 22, 2013

WNYC

A contentious hearing on paid sick leave ran for more than six hours Friday at City Hall. The legislation would require employers with more than five employees to offer paid days off for sick employees. Advocates for and against the policy have been arguing on the merits of the bill. But the hearing is also setting the stage for a heated political battle.

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With Housing Plan, Quinn Aligns Herself With the Middle Class

Monday, February 11, 2013

WNYC

As an early frontrunner in a crowded field of Democrats, Quinn used her final state of the city speech Monday to pitch herself directly to a constituency facing higher housing costs, lower wages and fewer job opportunities.

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City Council to Sue Over New Homeless Policy

Monday, November 28, 2011

WNYC

The City Council authorized a lawsuit on Tuesday in an attempt to block the Bloomberg administration's new homeless policy.

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