Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have guaranteed up to 12 weeks of paid bereavement leave – a move The Business Council of Westchester had urged the governor to make.

The 12 weeks of leave could have been taken at any time, and benefits would have been funded from a pool created by deductions from workers’ paychecks. Mr. Cuomo estimated that the new benefit could have more than doubled the cost of the existing program,