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New prospects for family leave in 2009

We started the year with high hopes for funding and launching Washington State’s family and medical leave insurance this year. But legislators in Olympia are now fully occupied grappling with a massive budget shortfall. Fortunately, prospects are lookin

Update: Family leave hearing postponed

The first hearing on Washington’s family and medical leave bill has been postponed for the time being — but we still need your help! Please send us your story about why family leave matters to you. Your words will be a invaluable resource for

First hearing for family leave on Tuesday!

The first committee hearing on paid family and medical leave is next week! Come down to Olympia next Tuesday morning to watch the action unfold, or watch the hearing live on TVW. Check your local listings, or visit: http://www.tvw.org/. A full house will