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Paid sick time law passes in NYC, veto overridden

NEW YORK — New York City is becoming the most populous place in the United States to make businesses provide workers with paid sick time. Lawmakers overrode a mayoral veto Thursday to pass a law expected to affect more than 1 million workers.

With the vote, the city joined Portland, Ore.; San Francisco; Seattle; Washington, D.C.; and the state of Connecticut in requiring the benefit for at least some workers.

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