(NEW YORK, NY) – Today, in response to the inclusion of permanent paid sick leave in the New York State budget. Stuart Appelbaum, President of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) issued the following statement:
“With the passage of permanent paid sick leave, New York state is continuing its proud tradition of standing up for workers and protecting those most vulnerable in our community. We applaud Governor Cuomo for his leadership. Now more than ever, we need to lead the way on workers’ rights and strengthening our social safety net.”
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