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New York becomes largest U.S. city to guarantee workers the right to earn paid sick days

While most New Yorkers slept, last night the city council overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s previous veto of paid sick days legislation. Continue reading

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Seattle’s sick leave policy a good step

From Washington Policy Watch, by John Burbank: On July Fourth, we here in Washington actually got to appreciate a little bit of summer … finally. August delivered some hot weather that our friends back East would have easily claimed as … Continue reading

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Seattle Paid Sick and Safe Time: Everything you need to know (and links to the rest)

Whether you work for a business or own one, here’s what you need to know about Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Time ordinance As of September 1st, 2012, tens of thousands of Seattleites working in hundreds of local businesses will … 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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Washington state Legislature introduces Paid Sick Days bills

Via the Washington Family Leave Coalition: Last week, HB 2508 and SB 6229 were introduced in Washington’s legislature by a group of 18 legislators from the House and Senate. These bills would establish minimum standards for paid sick and safe leave … Continue reading

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The Cost of Not Taking a Sick Day

From The Atlantic: Your nose is running, your throat is scratchy, and your eyes are burning. But you drag yourself out of bed, dress, and head to the office anyway feeling virtuous and sick. Once there, you proceed to share … Continue reading

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Seattle was a great start – now let’s take paid sick days statewide!

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