Tag Archives: Sick leave

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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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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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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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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