Paid Sick Time for Workers in NYC

Victory for Workers! The Earned Sick Time Act went into effect in New York City on April 1, 2014. A Better Balance and its partners fought hard for this legislation, and you made it happen by supporting our rallies and…

Paid Sick Time and Employers in NYC

Big Changes In New York City On April 1, 2014, the Earned Sick Time Act goes into effect in New York City. Paid sick time laws have been passed and implemented in several cities and states, and these laws have…

Background on Paid Sick Time in New York City

We Did It Together! After years of work with our partners and supporters, A Better Balance was thrilled to finally see the Earned Sick Time Act become law in 2014. The new law creates a legal right to sick time…

Paid Sick Time Legislative Successes

A growing number of paid sick time laws have been passed in cities and states around the country! See below for more background information on all paid sick time legislative successes:   2006 -- San Francisco Voters Pass Paid Sick…

Tools and Resources for Paid Sick Time Campaigns

Model Laws Model Paid Sick and Safe Time Law for State and Local Advocates (2015) A Better Balance worked with the National Partnership for Women & Families to create model legislation for state and local advocates considering launching a paid sick…

Paid Sick Days Campaigns

The movement for paid sick time is growing. Local campaigns are sprouting up around the country and A Better Balance is providing legal advice and support. Find out what’s happening in your community: Arizona Colorado Connecticut Georgia Illinois Maine Maryland…