During the regular session, the Senate passed two bills that would repeal family and medical leave insurance and roll back paid sick leave protections. Conservative members of the House and Senate have promised to bring both these bills back to the Special Session on the budget starting this Monday, May 13th. Please help protect the health andContinue reading “Tell legislators: Don’t roll back paid leave protections!”
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Family Leave and Paid Sick Days hang in the balance – contact your legislators!
Have you called or emailed your legislators yet about Family & Medical Leave and Paid Sick Days? If not, now is the time! Here’s what’s happened so far this week: Family and Medical Leave Insurance, HB 1457 had a hearing in House Finance, but was not scheduled for a vote in the last committee meetingContinue reading “Family Leave and Paid Sick Days hang in the balance – contact your legislators!”
Where do your legislative candidates stand on Family and Medical Leave Insurance?
Every day, thousands of working people in Washington are welcoming a new child, fighting cancer or other serious illnesses, or caring for an aging parent. But most face an impossible choice: return to work, sacrificing family health and well-being – or give up economic security. Washington’s legislature approved the beginnings of FMLI in 2007, butContinue reading “Where do your legislative candidates stand on Family and Medical Leave Insurance?”