Tag Archive: sick leave

Sep 12

Seattle City Council Passes Paid Sick Leave

From the Slog: This afternoon, after months of debate and despite continuing hesitancy from some council members, the Seattle City Council voted eight to one in favor of passing an amended ordinance that will empower Seattle employees to begin earning paid sick time off, starting September 1, 2012. Council president Richard Conlin voted against the legislation. “Today …

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Sep 08

Sick Leave – Industry Lobbies Are Trying Four Tactics to Undermine a Bill Designed to Help Seattle Workers

From the Slog: On Monday, September 12, the Seattle City Council is slated to vote on legislation that would require all Seattle employers to offer up to 72 hours of annual paid sick leave to the 190,000 full-time workers in the city who currently lack that benefit. Not only useful when they’re ill, a worker …

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Mar 16

March 2011 – General Meeting Summary

This month’s topics were: Cindy Cole and John Repp spoke to us on the condition of the State Bank Of Washington Approval of the 2011 budget for the district Presentation of a resolution by Gabriela Quintana Presentation of a resolution by John Fox Ivan Weiss on King County Democrats voter outreach Joe McDermott talking about …

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Mar 05

Resolution Recognizing that Assuring a Minimum Standard of Paid Sick Days for All Employees Will Improve Public Health, Economic Security and Business Prosperity

11th LD Democrats Resolution 2011-01 Resolution Recognizing that Assuring a Minimum Standard of Paid Sick Days for All Employees Will Improve Public Health, Economic Security and Business Prosperity. Given that four in ten workers in Seattle have no access to paid sick leave and that this constitutes a health hazard for their coworkers and the …

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