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Seattle sick leave law: So healthy that others want to follow suit

By Nick Licata As noted recently on Crosscut and elsewhere, Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Leave law turns one year old this month. September also marks the new school year and a new flu season. Each is a good reminder … Continue reading

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If you’re looking for a reason to eat at Grand Central Bakery, here it is

In the recent dust-up over a local coffee shop’s signs about (and surcharge for) paid sick days, you might have missed this, from the owners of Grand Central Bakery: Continue reading

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Sen. Rodney Tom and Senate Republicans sponsor bill to gut Seattle paid sick days law

A handful of WA state senators – none of whom represent Seattle constituents – are attempting to undermine Seattle’s democratic process and silence the will of the people. Continue reading

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More free workshops on Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Days ordinance [UPDATED]

You gotta hand it to the Seattle Office for Civil Rights – they just keep on doing public education and outreach on Seattle’s new Paid Sick and Safe Time ordinance. If you’re wondering how paid sick and safe days will … Continue reading

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Paid sick-leave ordinance means a healthy future for most Seattle workers

Via Real Change News, by Janet Chung and Gabriela Quintana: Seattle summers are the best. But with school having just started and fall weather and flu season around the corner, juggling work and family responsibilities will get a little more challenging. … Continue reading

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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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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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