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Want to start a family, or employ people who do? Here’s a guide to Washington state’s new paid-leave law
From the Seattle Times. Maia Knox, 29, a policy analyst with the city of Sammamish who lives in Issaquah, is surrounded in the region’s labor market by tech workers with gold-plated benefit plans that have long included paid family leave. But now, with
2018 has been a busy year for setting up Washington’s new paid family and medical leave program. Starting in January, the rest of us get to start pitching in. Literally! January 1, 2019 is when employees and employers across the state begin making t
This comic is a brief, easy-to-read illustration of paid sick days and paid family and medical leave, two new programs that help Washington workers balance family, health and their jobs. More detailed information can be found in this blog post, at the Dep
Just in time for International Women’s Day on March 8, the Washington State Legislature today passed an updated Equal Pay bill which will make it easier for women to identify cases of discrimination and hold companies more accountable for them. Both hou
For the fourth time, Washington’s House of Representatives has passed an Equal Pay law with bipartisan support, 69 – 28! But as Equal Pay works its way through the Senate, some corporate lobbyists want to sneak in rules that will prevent citie
The Washington State Legislature has the chance in the winter 2018 session to pass an updated equal pay bill. In each of the past three years, the state’s House has passed an equal pay bill with bipartisan majorities, but those bills have died in commit