April 2020

Spotlight on: COVID-19 and Paid Sick Leave in NYC

How are workers and families being protected during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Contributors: Matthew Maury, Sophie Collyer, Jane Waldfogel, Christopher Wimer

Issues Areas: Covid 19, Health & Well-Being

Poverty Tracker data explores the paid sick leave options available to New Yorkers before and after the onset of COVID-19 and how recent legislation helps fill gaps in coverage, while analyzing the gaps in coverage that remain.