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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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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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Local grocery store worker Tasha West-Baker talks about how she helped pass Seattle’s paid sick days law

From The Story via American Public Media: Getting Her Due: Ever noticed a sniffling check-out clerk when going through a grocery line and wondered why they didn’t stay home? Tasha West Baker says some of them can’t afford to. Tasha … 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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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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Seattle City Council passes landmark paid sick days ordinance

With an 8-1 vote, the Seattle City Council passed a landmark ordinance to ensure workers in all but the city’s smallest businesses can earn paid sick days on the job – one of the strongest such policies in the nation. … 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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