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It’s February 28. You can now get the flu and not miss a paycheck.

Washingtonians who’ve worked full time since January 1 have earned a full day of sick leave, something previously unavailable to too many residents outside of Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane. In 2016, voters approved Initiative 1433, increasing the minimum wage and

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Proposed federal rules another step toward paid sick days for all

The federal Department of Labor is moving closer to implementing President Obama’s Executive Order establishing paid sick leave for federal contractors. With national paid sick days legislation (the Healthy Families Act) bottled up in the Republican-controlled Congress, it’s an important

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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. You can download new flier about safe time protections to educate your co-workers, family, neighbors,

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Paid sick days: Safe days for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault

From the report Evaluating Paid Sick Leave Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |10 A few days off work can be critical to the health and safety of

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