By Janice D’Arcy | USA Today Where’s the best place in the world to be a mother? Norway, according to a report released by Save the Children. Iceland and Sweden came in respectively at second and third. “The Best and Worst Places to Be a Mom” report compared factors such as maternal health, education andContinue reading “Where is the best place to be a mother? Not the U.S.”
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Why do paid sick days matter to you? Let’s hear your story!
The Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce is collecting stories about paid sick days, and they want to hear from you. Your contribution will help more people understand why paid sick days are so important in today’s workplace. It’s easy to do, anonymous (if you want) and will only take a couple of minutes —Continue reading “Why do paid sick days matter to you? Let’s hear your story!”
Your help needed to pass Family Care Act enforcement bill
Since the late 1980’s, Washington’s Family Care Act (FCA) has helped ensure workers can use their paid sick days or other paid time off to care for a sick family member. For the most part, it’s worked well — but the FCA doesn’t give state agencies authority to stop employers from retaliating against workers whoContinue reading “Your help needed to pass Family Care Act enforcement bill”