Quinn â¿¿ a leading Democratic candidate often seen as a Bloomberg ally courting business support â¿¿ had declined to bring the proposal to a vote, saying the idea was worthy but the time wasn't right economically.But her Democratic rivals increasingly and publicly hammered her on an issue important to unions and other key Democratic constituencies. Steinem said last month she'd withdraw her support for Quinn, who would be New York's first female mayor, if there wasn't a vote on sick leave.
NYC Deal Is Key In Sick Days Push, Advocates Say
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