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Who’s The Nation’s “Most Valuable Local Official”?

Congratulations to Seattle City Council member Nick Licata, who was named The Nation Magazine’s “Most Valuable Local Official” on the Progressive Honor Roll of 2012. The Nation cites his progressive credentials, including his sponsorship of Seattle paid sick days ordinance, … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: Nick Licata speaks about national momentum for Paid Sick Days laws

Friday (10/21/11) at 6:30 AM PST, the Center for American Progress and the National Partnership for Women & Families are hosting a discussion on the growing momentum for paid sick days laws. Paid, job-protected sick days provide a critical workplace … Continue reading

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Seattle Mayor Signs Landmark Paid Sick Days Legislation

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn signed landmark city legislation into law today, ensuring that hundreds of thousands of people working in Seattle will be able to earn paid sick days on the job. When the new law takes effect next September, … Continue reading

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Majority Proposal Reached by Council on Paid Sick Days – supported by Coalition for a Healthy Workforce

Seattle,WA – Today a majority of the Seattle City Council members announced they have reached a consensus for a paid sick days proposal. This Majority Proposal is supported by the Coalition for a Healthy Workforce, a coalition of more than … Continue reading

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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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Big turnout expected for paid sick days at City Hall — will you be there?

This is it – now is your chance to urge the Seattle City Council to support healthy, responsible prevention by passing a paid sick days ordinance! What: Public hearing on proposed paid sick days ordinance When: TOMORROW! Wednesday, July 6th,  … Continue reading

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Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata: Questions and answers about the proposed paid sick days ordinance

By Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata There are approximately 190,000 people working in Seattle without paid sick leave.  If you are not one of them, why should you care? Because, if they get sick, they go to work sick handling … Continue reading

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