Local grocery store worker Tasha West-Baker talks about how she helped pass Seattle’s paid sick days law

Tasha West-Baker, second from left, watches Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn sign Seattle's Paid Sick Leave bill into law.

From The Story via American Public Media:

Getting Her Due: Ever noticed a sniffling check-out clerk when going through a grocery line and wondered why they didn’t stay home? Tasha West Baker says some of them can’t afford to. Tasha works as a checker at a local Safeway store in Seattle. She became an activist to get paid sick days and she helped change the law there. 

Listen to The Story, from American Public Media [clip starts at 12:45]

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The Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce is a diverse coalition of businesses, faith-based, labor, family, and community groups. We’re working to ensure everyone has paid sick days, so we can all have safer food, healthier families and more productive workplaces.
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