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One step closer to real progress for Washington women and their families

We’ve just learned that the Chair of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee will hold a hearing on Paid Sick and Safe Days, the Equal Pay Opportunity Act, and minimum wage legislation next Monday, March 30th at 1:30 p.m. 254 more words

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A woman’s work is never done: A new economic agenda

Women’s work is central to our economy. Most households couldn’t make ends meet without women’s income. Yet, women make less than men across every occupation. Because employers find ways to pay women less, families struggle to pay their bills, and can’t save for education or retirement. 708 more words

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Study finds benefits of paid sick time

KIMT News 3 – Paid sick leave is a perk for many job seekers out there, but research shows it benefits everyone.

The Minnesota Department of Health’s Center for Health Equity found there are numerous benefits for a business offering paid sick leave.  162 more words


One Senator blocking Equal Pay, Paid Sick Leave? Please help!

Hundreds of WA Work and Family Coalition supporters recently urged members of the state House to support Paid Sick and Safe Leave legislation and the Equal Pay Opportunity Act. 261 more words

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Campaign for women's pay equity launched at state capitol

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — In 2015 we are still trying to figure pay equity for women in the workplace. One organization taking that on was front and center at the state capitol Thursday. 326 more words


Minimum wage, paid sick days bills pass Washington State House!

Two key measures to boost Washington’s economy and protect the economic security of millions of working families in Washington have passed the state House:

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New Bill Looks To Make Paid Sick Days Mandatory In Michigan

DETROIT (WWJ) — A new bill introduced in Lansing would make paid sick days mandatory in Michigan.

Newly elected Detroit democratic state representative Stephanie Chang of District 6 in Detroit — who introduced the legislation, House Bill 4167 — said that granting paid sick leave to Michigan workers is not only economically beneficial, it is the right thing to do. 167 more words