Make the Road New York
whoweare howwework whatwedo press participate

Media Contact: Sebastian Barreneche(718) 418-7690 ext. 1246
mediacontact [at]


Paid Sick Days Now the Law in NYC!

Starting July 30, 2014, workers in NYC can now take paid sick days under the recent expansion of the Earned Sick Time Act that MRNY members helped to win.

Building upon the original law, now workers at businesses with 5 employees or more can earn up to 5 paid days off per year to care for themselves or a sick family member. No worker in NYC can be fired for taking a sick day. Read more...