Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19 Impacted New Yorkers

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COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

Protecting All New Yorkers During Uncertain Times

On March 18, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed emergency legislation guaranteeing job protection and pay for New Yorkers who have been quarantined as a result of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

This groundbreaking new measure will help ensure that New Yorkers are able to care for their family without jeopardizing their economic security and builds on the Governor’s unprecedented actions to protect and uplift workers and their families.

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The new law enacts emergency paid sick leave to guarantee workers job protection and provide financial compensation while they are on a mandatory or precautionary quarantine due to the Coronavirus.

No one should have to make the impossible choice between losing their job or providing for their family and going to work, especially during this pandemic.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo