More than 15 women representing New Yorkers in City Hall, Albany and Washington DC held a press conference today in hopes of pressuring Speaker Christine Quinn to allow a vote on a bill that would give workers five paid sick days a year to take care of themselves or their loved ones. (Tiny businesses with fewer than five employees would be exempt, and would only have to provide five job protected sick days.) The sick-leave bill has been stalled on the Council floor for more than 1,000 days.
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