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Seattle's paid sick and safe time ordinance promotes safer families

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Seattle Office of Labor Standards is highlighting the safe time provisions of Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Time (PSST) law. 62 more words

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Survey: Half Of Food Workers Go To Work Sick Because They Have To

Flu season is here. And when the flu strikes, the luckier victims may call in sick without getting punished or losing pay.

But many American workers, including those who handle our food, aren’t so fortunate. 174 more words

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Sanders' "Nordic Socialism" Model Won't Work

Bernie Sanders has long been a socialist. And that suits the people of Vermont just fine. But when you try to put his theories of government into action, it runs into a brick wall…much like Rand Paul’s Libertarian model does. 479 more words


The More I Learn About Breast Milk, the More Amazed I Am

To produce breast milk, mothers melt their own body fat. Are you with me? We literally dissolve parts of ourselves, starting with gluteal-femoral fat, aka our butts, and turn it into liquid to feed our babies. 726 more words

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New survey yields insights into Seattle employees' experiences with sick and safe leave law

[Cross posted from EOI] To gain additional insight into the extent to which lower wage workers in Seattle are aware of the sick leave law and have access to paid sick leave, the Economic Opportunity Institute conducted a survey in partnership with the YWCA Seattle|King|Snohomish in the spring of 2015. 223 more words

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How to truly commemorate Women's Equality Day

We celebrate Women’s Equality Day on August 26 – the 95th anniversary of women in the U.S. winning the right to vote. It was not an easy victory. 708 more words

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MSP airport workers keep up fight for $15, union

Backed by supporters from the community, airport workers kept up their public campaign for $15 per hour and a union, rallying Saturday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. 242 more words