New York City employers: are you in compliance with the Earned Sick Time Act?
By Dianne Rose LaRocca
The New York City Earned Sick Time Act requires almost all New York City employers to provide employees with up to 40 hours of sick leave each year.
Many employers’ existing time-off policies (such as vacation, personal leave and PTO policies) may satisfy the requirements of the law so long as the time off may be used for the purposes of sick leave and the policies otherwise meet or exceed the law’s requirements.
For employers wondering whether their policies are in compliance, we have prepared this brief outline of the law’s key requirements…
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