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American Airlines accused of retaliating over worker sick leave


NEW YORK (AP) – New York City’s worker protection department said Thursday that American Airlines is violating the city’s sick leave law by retaliating against workers who use sick days or not letting them use the sick leave they’ve accrued.

The Department of Consumer and Worker Protection announced it had sued the airline with the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings.

Commissioner Lorelei Salas said in a statement that “American Airlines is not above the law. Workers in major transportation hubs where thousands of people pass through everyday should not have to choose between…



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