Author Archives: Aaron Keating

About Aaron Keating

Aaron Keating is the Communications Director for the Economic Opportunity Institute in Seattle, WA.

No Sick Leave = More Germs at Sea-Tac?

How policies for low-wage airport workers can make you sick. Yoseph Diallo’s dad is the one who encouraged him to look for work at Sea-Tac airport, based on stories his family had heard over the years about stable, good-paying jobs … Continue reading

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What Washington’s working moms really need for Mother’s Day: Wage equality and family friendly benefits

More Washington women are primary breadwinners, but their economic progress has stalled out This Sunday, thousands of moms will be recognized and appreciated for all they do. But when they go back to work on Monday, neither their wages nor … Continue reading

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What Washington families could afford without the wage gap

In Washington, a typical woman working full time is paid $37,932 per year, while a similar man is paid $51,272 per year. That’s a gap of $13,340. If full-time working women in Washington were paid the same as their male … Continue reading

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