Tag Archives: Sick leave

Tell Seattle City Council: “No delay, pass paid sick days today!”

Our hard work is finally paying off. The Seattle City Council’s HHSHC Committee is set to vote on the popular paid sick days ordinance supported by dozens of local businesses and more than 75 local faith, community, and labor organizations. … Continue reading

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Seattle anti-paid sick days spokesperson: Small businesses aren’t “real”

At Tuesday’s Seattle Chamber of Commerce* paid sick days forum, Cupcake Royale and Verite Coffee owner Jody Hall was asked several questions about the proposed paid sick days ordinance and small businesses. That seems to have gotten under the skin … Continue reading

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Who do you trust on paid sick days: actual small business owners – or corporate business lobbyists?

Compare for yourself what actual small business owners — as opposed to the corporate HR and lobbyist groups — had to say at the Seattle Chamber’s* business forum on paid sick days last night. Many local Seattle businesses have signed … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Jimmy John’s inducted into Seattle Paid Sick Days Hall of Shame

After hearing from workers at several Jimmy John’s franchises – people who handle thousands of meals a day – that their employer doesn’t provide paid sick time, we sent a certified letter to the parent corporation of Seattle’s local Jimmy … Continue reading

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Sky not falling: Sparse attendance at Seattle Chamber paid sick days forum

Via Washington Policy Watch: If attendance at Tuesday’s Seattle Chamber of Commerce forum* is any indication, the proposed paid sick days ordinance just isn’t a big deal to many Seattle business owners. *Update 7/29: The forum was also co-sponsored by … Continue reading

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Paid Sick Days Hall of Shame inducting 2nd member – but “Cyrus the Virus” promises counter-protest

First, a huge THANK YOU to everyone who joined the Walk of Fame lunch last week at the Five Point Cafe! We’ll be heading to some of the other Walk of Fame restaurants in the coming weeks to show them … Continue reading

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Does the “super flu” come with your super-size fries? Plus: 2nd Paid Sick Days Hall of Shame event likely

We’ve been hearing from workers at several downtown fast food franchises – who handle thousands of meals a day – that their employers don’t provide paid sick time. So we’ve sent certified letters to the parent corporations of local Jimmy … Continue reading

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