NYC lawmakers consider paid sick leave

NEW YORK Restaurateurs in New York City could be joining their counterparts in San Francisco and Washington, D.C., if the City Council here passes newly crafted legislation mandating paid sick leave for employees.

The council introduced local legislation requiring businesses with more than 10 workers to offer them the opportunity to earn up to nine days of paid sick leave each year. Smaller businesses with fewer than 10 employees would be required to offer five paid

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