Paid Sick and Safe Days clears hurdle, passes House committee!

rep hunter and rep jinkins
Rep Ross Hunter (L) and Rep. Laurie Jinkins

Breaking News: Washington’s House Appropriations Committee just passed House Bill 1313 Establishing standards for paid sick and safe leave, by a vote of 18 – 13.

Thank you Representative Laurie Jinkins for sponsoring this bill and Representative Hunter for bringing it to a vote.

Congratulations to the Washington Work and Family Coalition for bringing the bill this far. Now let’s pass the full House!

Published by waworkfam

The Washington Work and Family Coalition includes representatives of seniors, women, labor, health professionals, children’s advocates, faith communities, low income workers, employers, non-profits and other organizations. We’re working together to make it easier for parents to raise healthy children and care for aging parents; for workers to care for themselves or their partners in the event of a serious illness; and for businesses to offer modern workplace standards that improve productivity and worker health.

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