But critics â¿¿ including New York's billionaire businessman-turned-mayor â¿¿ say government should leave sick time arrangements to workers and bosses. The requirement could hamper small businesses and hinder job growth while unemployment remains high, opponents say."The bill is short-sighted economic policy that will take our city in the wrong direction," Bloomberg said in a statement Friday. (He noted this week that his own company, the financial information giant Bloomberg LP, offers the benefit.)
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