The new law passed June 30, 2017 offers protections for people who need leave to take care of themselves or loved ones.
Beginning this weekend, legislators across the state are coming home for town halls with their constituents. This is a unique opportunity for you to meet with your representatives and ask them questions face-to-face about where they stand on important iss... read more
We’re heading to Olympia to pass paid family and medical leave for all workers. Learn more about our plan.
Have you experienced the difficulty of not having paid family and medical leave?
A newly-released study shows strong public support for a new comprehensive paid family and medical leave program. Additionally, new cost estimates show it’s easy and affordable for workers and employers. In response, state legislators and community ... read more
Washington has joined the growing number of states to adopt paid sick and safe leave for all workers with approval of Initiative 1433. Starting in January 2018, everyone working in Washington will be assured at least 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 40... read more
Kami Reep of Sonoma County, California was let go from work twice last year—not because she wasn’t able to perform her duties as a bookkeeper or because she did her job poorly, but because she needed to take time off when her ex-husband and abuser too... read more
Now YOU get to make the decisions! After all the ads and negativity of this campaign season, now is your chance to vote for healthier families and stronger communities. Make Washington the 6th state to pass paid sick days: YES on Initiative 1433 Initiativ... read more
For the past six years of my life I’ve dedicated my professional life to women’s equity issues. I was an instrumental part of a team that helped develop and eventually pass a paid sick days ordinance in Seattle in 2011. Currently, it’s been all abou... read more
One year after Seattle’s paid sick days law took effect, local businesses owners joined the small business group Main Street Alliance to present a new report on the economic impacts of the law. Joe Fugere, owner of Tutta Bella Neapolitana Pizzeria; Ma... read more