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Cuomo administration urged to investigate flouting of paid sick leave law

May 18, 2021 – Starting in September of 2020, New Yorkers – who didn’t previously have access to sick leave at their jobs – began to accrue time off that they could start using in 2021, as the result of language in the state budget. But according to Frank Natalie, a retired organized labor leader in the Capital Region, contractors in the construction industry are shirking their responsibility under the law and he wants the state Department of Labor to intervene.

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