Posts Tagged ‘paid sick leave bill’

Campaign Roundup: Gloria Steinem Pressures Quinn on Paid Sick Leave Bill

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Gloria Steinem via Wiki Commons. 2013 Mayoral Race Gloria Steinem is pressuring Christine Quinn on the paid sick leave bill. Bill de Blasio took in heavy donations from the taxi industry, which he has supported. And Quinn took in quite a bit from a developer that was exempted from the living wage bill. Manhattan Voting machines in the Espaillat/Rangel primary [&hellip
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Low Wage Workers Rally to Support Paid Sick Leave

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

Dozens of low-wage, Spanish-speaking workers descended on Councilman Erik Martin Dilan’s district office in Brooklyn yesterday afternoon to deliver 1,800 postcards from his constituents declaring their support for a paid-sick leave bill. But the councilman said he would have been happy to talk to them, had he knew they were coming. “They showed up unannounced,” [&hellip
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