WAFLC Newsletter

Highlights from the most recent Washington Family Leave Coalition Newsletter

Coalition trip to DC: Advancing workplace policies for Washington families

A group of Washington citizens are just back from a jampacked 2-day trip to “the other Washington” led by the Economic Opportunity Institute’s Marilyn Watkins, where they urged members of the state’s Congressional delegation to take action on paid family leave and paid sick days. | More

Washington Working Women 2010: Wage equality and family-friendly benefits are the best Mother’s Day gift

EOI’s latest report, Washington’s Working Women 2010, notes the gulf separating men’s and women’s earnings has expanded over the past two decades. But women not only earn lower wages than their male counterparts – they are also less likely than men to receive benefits from their employers, and more likely to work part time or take breaks from employment for family care. | More

Seattle Healthy Workforce kickoff event

Learn more about paid sick days for Seattle at this May 26th event. | More

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About EOI

The Economic Opportunity Institute is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit public policy center advancing new ideas to build an economy that works - for everyone. As a 501(c)3 organization registered in the state of Washington, we are fully funded through the charitable contributions of individuals, foundations, and other organizations. We pursue change through research, media outreach, public dialogue and policy initiatives that help make Washington State a better place to live, work and do business.
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