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Ballmer and equity in the NW

There is a political phenomenon that while we hate Congress (approval rating currently at 9 percent), we like, respect, and almost always re-elect the local Congressperson we know. The same phenomenon occurs when we think about wealth. Most of us

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Posted in An Inclusive Economy, Column

Just Scrap the Cap on Social Security

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZQlbtlErLo] Don’t think Social Security cuts affect you? Think again. Because if Social Security is cut, your parents might be movin’ in. Here’s the deal: right now, everyone pays Social Security taxes on the first $106,800 they earn, which means

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Retirement Security, Social Security

Washington delegation visits ‘other Washington’ to highlight work and family issues

Last week, eight representatives from the Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce and the Washington Family Leave Coalition joined more than 200 people from across country in Washington, DC for the National Summit on Paid Sick Days and Paid Family

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Check, Paid Family and Medical Leave, Paid Sick Days
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