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 hours worked. An estimated one million workers in the stateContinue reading “Washington joins growing list of states with paid sick and safe leave for all — and a better minimum wage!”
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Innovative states protecting domestic violence survivors using paid “safe days” – Washington can be next!
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 took two of their three young children from an afterschoolContinue reading “Innovative states protecting domestic violence survivors using paid “safe days” – Washington can be next!”
You Decide: Will Washington be next to pass paid sick leave?
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 Initiative 1433 assures every worker in Washington has the opportunity to earnContinue reading “You Decide: Will Washington be next to pass paid sick leave?”