CLASP researchers spoke with employees in the Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) to learn how they were handling implementation of the law in a way that balances business concerns and worker protection. From CLASP:
The city has launched a thoughtful and creative implementation and outreach strategy that has been attentive to business needs, spread the word about the law to diverse groups of Seattle workers and employers, and provided an unparalleled level of technical assistance to employers seeking to comply with the law.
Now, CLASP has released an issue brief that draws on the experience of SOCR staff that delineates best practices and provides a framework for other cities to move forward with implementation of paid sick days laws. Read the full brief here >>