Report: Healthy Workers, Healthy Businesses: A Small Business Analysis of Earned Paid Sick Time in New York City

Across the country, cities and states are considering proposals to establish minimum standards for earned paid sick time. One such measure, the Paid Sick Time Act (Intro. 97A), is pending in the New York City Council. This proposal would guarantee all workers in New York City the opportunity to earn time off to care for themselves or a sick family member.

This report by Make the Road New York examines small business considerations in relation to New York City’s earned paid sick time proposal. It combines data from a review of existing research on the costs and benefits of a paid sick leave policy with statements from local small business owners sharing their experiences and views on earned paid sick time.

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Report: Home Court Advantage: How Landlords Are Winning and Tenants Are Losing in Brooklyn Housing Court

Every year, hundreds of thousands of cases go before New York City’s housing courts. In Kings County, both landlords seeking evictions and tenants seeking necessary repairs must bring their cases in Brooklyn’s Housing Court. Unfortunately, they are compelled to use an overburdened system that struggles with the sheer volume of cases it receives. And problems due to the high volume of cases are exacerbated by problems with facilities, services, and legal procedures at Brooklyn Housing Court.

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Own the Dream: Guide for Immigrant Youth/Unete al Sueno: Guia para Jovenes Inmigrantes
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