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Local economists back proposed paid sick days ordinance for Seattle

City Councilmember Licata released the following statement today on a letter received from the state’s leading economists on the merits of paid sick leave legislation: “Our state’s prominent economists today sent a letter to the City Council supporting the proposed … Continue reading

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To really support dads, Washington needs family-wage jobs and modern workplace standards

On Sunday, dads across Washington State will be celebrated at home as role models, breadwinners, caretakers, parents and more. Certainly a new set of power tools will show dad how much you appreciate him. But no gift can make up … Continue reading

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Don’t punish people for getting sick!

Via MomsRising: We’re moms and dads. We know firsthand how fast the flu travels through our workplaces, schools, and child care centers. We’ve been up at 3 am half-focused on caring for a sick child and half-focused on the related … Continue reading

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