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Join us to watch – and celebrate – as paid sick days become law in Seattle!

Tomorrow, Mayor Mike McGinn will sign Seattle’s landmark paid sick days ordinance into law. Your support helped make this moment possible – please join us for the bill signing ceremony and celebration! Plum Bistro, 1429 12th Avenue (between Union and … Continue reading

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Public News Service: Paid sick days serves up bennies beyond safer food

Full Story: Study: Paid Sick Leave in WA Serves Up Bennies Beyond Safer Food

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Paid sick days: Public risks and responsible solutions

Via Washington Policy Watch: From the report Evaluating Paid Sick Leave Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |10 “Stay home when you’re sick” was the key public health … Continue reading

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Why do paid sick days matter to you? Let’s hear your story!

We’re collecting stories about paid sick days, and we want to hear from you. Your story will help more people understand why paid sick days are so important in today’s workplace. It’s easy to do, anonymous (if you want) and … Continue reading

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Your help needed to pass Family Care Act enforcement bill

Cross-posted from the Washington Family Leave Coalition: Since the late 1980’s, Washington’s Family Care Act (FCA) has helped ensure workers can use their paid sick days or other paid time off to care for a sick family member. For the … Continue reading

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I’m Sick, I Have Insurance, But I Can’t Take Time Off From Work to See the Doctor!

Via Momsrising.org, by Natale Zimmer Workers have always needed to care for their children, families and elderly relatives, and at the same time, be productive, responsible employees. For women, this breadth of responsibilities is felt with greater pressure, as women … Continue reading

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New Survey Shows Widespread Support for Paid Sick Days

From the Public News Service: SEATTLE – More than half the people questioned in a new national survey said they’ve either gone to work with a contagious illness or sent their kids to school or child care sick, because they … Continue reading

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