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Testimony by Marilyn Watkins opposing SB 6578 and SSB 6087, limiting paid sick days and minimum wage ordinances

Testimony of Marilyn Watkins, Economic Opportunity Institute, in opposition to SB 6578 and SSB 6087, before the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee, February 1, 2016. 1,034 more words

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Spokane City Council holds firm on commitment to paid sick days

Spokane’s City Council held firm on their commitment to assuring that people working in the city will be able to earn paid sick and safe leave starting next January. 306 more words

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Sick and safe leave right for Spokane

No one should be forced to go to work sick. No child should languish ill and miserable at school because her parent fears a missed shift will result in a lost job. 663 more words

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Ted Cruz to working mother: Don't push it on paid family leave

Here at Civic Skunk Works, we’ve spent a quite a bit of time pointing out that trickle-down economics has never been anything more than an intimidation tactic masquerading as an economic theory… 607 more words

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Congratulations on paid sick and safe leave, Spokane!

On January 11, 2016, the Spokane City Council passed an ordinance assuring most people working in the city the right to earn paid sick and safe leave starting next year.  240 more words

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It's Time to Get Real About Work/Life Balance. It's 2016.

When we talk about flexible work, what image comes to mind? It’s that same dang woman with the 1980s shoulder pads and grocery cart, right? Yet let’s get real: Ellen Galinsky, head of The Families and Work Institute, told me that their research shows that men actually work more flexible schedules than women do. 298 more words

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Should we have paid sick days? (S497)

Summary for Congressional bill S 497 (114th):

  • Requires employers with more than 14 employees to provide 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked.
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