Tag Archives: Paid sick days

A Seattle Mom’s Story: Why We All Need Paid Sick Days

One evening in 2010, Monica’s baby had a seizure. After a frantic call to 911, a terrifying rush to the hospital, and a night spent by her son’s side, Monica had to get to her 7 am shift at a … Continue reading

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One year after Seattle’s Paid Sick Days law, business formation and job growth remain strong

One year after Seattle’s paid sick days law took effect, local businesses owners joined the small business group Main Street Alliance to present a new report on the economic impacts of the law. Joe Fugere, owner of Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria; Makini … Continue reading

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Video: Why Seattle Works Well

The Seattle Office for Civil Rights, which is administering the Paid Sick and Safe Days ordinance, recently produced this video to explain the benefit of paid sick days to employers and employees.

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Know Your Rights: Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law

Most people who work in Seattle have the right to earn paid sick days. Seattle’s City Council adopted paid sick days at the urging of the Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce to promote the health of Seattle’s workers, children, … Continue reading

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Free workshop today on Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Days ordinance! [UPDATED]

Wondering how Seattle’s new Paid Sick and Safe Time ordinance will impact you or your business? Learn more about it at one of these free workshops open to the public: Wednesday, September 5, 3pm – University District: Masonic Lodge, 4338 … Continue reading

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Make sure candidates know you and your family care about paid sick days and paid family leave!

Washington’s regular 2012 legislative session ended without action on the Paid Sick Days bill. The special session that convened in mid-March is focused on the state budget. Will Washington’s 2013-14 Legislature support paid sick days and paid family and medical … Continue reading

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Seattle is getting down to the details on paid sick days – and your input is crucial!

Crossposted from the Washington Family Leave Coalition: You helped pass paid sick days in Seattle – but the devil is in the details. As the city begins drafting the rules that will actually implement the new ordinance, your input is … Continue reading

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