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  • Know the Law: Paid Sick Leave

    Under 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 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. Workers protected by this law include undocumented workers (workers without legal immigration status) and domestic workers (nannies and housekeepers). Content Detail

    By:
    New York City Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Paid Sick Leave: What Employees Need to Know

    Under New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act (Paid Sick Leave Law), covered employees have the right to use sick leave for the care and treatment of themselves or a family member. The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) prepared this page to provide guidance to employees about their rights under the law. Read More

    By:
    New York City Department of Consumer Affairs
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Employers and military leave (1)+

  • USERRA Advisor

    The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) Advisor helps Veterans understand employee eligibility and job entitlements, employer obligations, benefits and remedies under the Act. The law is intended to encourage non-career uniformed service so that America can enjoy the protection of those services, staffed by qualified people, while maintaining a balance with the needs of private and public employers who also depend on these same individuals. Content Detail

    By:
    U. S. Department of Labor

What if I have jury duty or I am called as a witness? (1)+

  • Jury Information for Employers

    This pamphlet is designed to help explain the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees with regard to jury service in New York State. The same rules apply to trial jury and to grand jury service. Content Detail

    By:
    New York State Unified Court System

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