Int 0097-2012

Paid sick days get serious backing
News Queens Courier Staff 3/13/2012 at 5:06PM

A group of city councilmembers, community leaders and small business owners are “sick” of the lack of workers’ rights. That is why many of them gathered in Jackson Heights to launch Conscious Consumer Initiative, which seeks to highlight and promote local businesses that provide paid sick days. Supporters are also calling on the city council [...]