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Tacoma becomes 18th U.S. city to pass paid sick days legislation

Following the Tacoma City Council’s vote on Tuesday, Jan. 27, Tacoma becomes the 18th city in the nation – in addition to the states of Connecticut, California and Massachusetts – to pass legislation requiring all private sector employers with one or more employees to offer paid sick and safe leave. 368 more words

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WA legislature takes a step toward paid sick days -- here's what's next

You helped pack the room on Monday for the Paid Sick Days (HB 1356) bill hearing. Legislators heard passionate testimony from a school nurse, a grocery worker, a small business owner, a domestic violence advocate and a senior — all speaking to the importance of every worker having paid sick days. 228 more words

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Healthy Tacoma statement on passage of Tacoma paid sick leave ordinance

People should not have to decide between staying home to get well and putting food on the table. It is common sense to make sure we all have the right to access paid sick days. 230 more words

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Final vote on Tacoma’s paid sick days ordinance tonight!

Tonight is the final vote on Tacoma’s paid sick days ordinance! The meeting starts at 4:30 p.m. (Tacoma Municipal Building, First Floor, 747 Market Street Tacoma, WA 98402). 44 more words

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President endorses paid sick days for all workers

Paid sick leave–On Jan. 15, 2015 President Obama endorsed PAID SICK days for ALL workers. 40% of the private sector workers can’t take a single paid day off when they get sick; and women are even less likely than men to have paid sick days; we are not back in the 1950s anymore. 108 more words

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Show WA legislators you support Paid Sick Days and Paid Family Leave!

Two bills to improve economic security for Washington’s working families are off to a strong start in the 2015 legislature:

1. Paid Sick Days, to ensure everyone working in Washington can earn paid sick days on the job ( 238 more words

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You shouldn’t lose your job for being sick or for caring for your kids: Lateasha's story

Washington workers deserve paid sick leave. All too often, workers are forced to choose between their families and their jobs, which can result in a disastrous string of events.  508 more words

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