NYC Dept of Consumer AffairsUnder New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act (Paid Sick Leave Law), certain employers must give their employees sick leave, which they can use for the care and treatment of themselves or a family member.

    Employers with five (5) or more employees who are hired to work more than 80 hours a calendar year in New York City must provide paid sick leave. Employers with less than five employees must provide unpaid sick leave.Employers who have one or more domestic workers who have been employed at least one year and who work more than 80 hours a calendar year must provide paid sick leave.

    Employers must comply with the law starting  April 1, 2014.

    For more information about this law and to see how these changes may affect your company, please visit:  http://www.nyc.gov/html/dca/html/law/PaidSickLeave.shtml

    Sick Leave Notice to Employees

    • Employers must give covered employees the Notice created by DCA:
      • Existing employees (employed before April 1, 2014): Must get Notice by May 1.
      • New employees (first employed on or after April 1, 2014): Must get Notice on first day of employment.

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