Seattle’s own Erica C. Barnett takes a closer look at recent paid family leave plans passed by Seattle and King County, and finds the city provides as little as four weeks guaranteed time off, while the county guarantees 12 weeks but requires long-term employees to exhaust as much as 10 weeks of their sick leave,Continue reading “King County vs. Seattle paid family leave: both a step forward, both need improvement”
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If you need one more reason to eat at Grand Central Bakery, here it is
In the recent dust-up over one Seattle coffee shop’s signs about – and surcharge for – paid sick days, you might have missed this comment from the owners of Grand Central Bakery: …paid sick leave amounts to a relatively small thing for an employer translating to a relatively huge thing for a sick employee. ForContinue reading “If you need one more reason to eat at Grand Central Bakery, here it is”
Sen. Rodney Tom and Senate Republicans attempting to gut Seattle paid sick days law
A handful of WA state senators – none of whom represent Seattle constituents – are attempting to undermine Seattle’s democratic process and silence the will of the people.