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Press conference tomorrow to announce new paid sick days proposal

Over the past several weeks, the Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce has worked with a number of local small business leaders toward the shared goal of creating a healthier Seattle through paid sick days. The result is a new … Continue reading

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Nice work! Supportive businesses make Seattle’s Top 100 Best Companies to work for list

Congratulations to Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream and Cozi, voted in the Top 100 Best Companies to work for in Seattle by their employees, and also supporters of paid sick days for Seattle!

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Momentum building for paid sick days around the country

Following a 3 a.m. vote in the early hours of Saturday morning, state legislators in Connecticut approved the first statewide paid sick days legislation in the United States. The bill, which now awaits approval by Governor Daniel Malloy, will ensure … 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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Boxing in the Big Apple: SF Chamber of Commerce delivers knockout blow to opponents of paid sick days

The Wall Street Journal examines a budgetary boxing match between opponents and advocates of legislation to ensure New York City workers can earn paid sick days on the job. The question: How much will it cost? In one corner: the … Continue reading

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