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Marilyn Watkins, Ph.D: Paid family leave and the economy

Marilyn Watkins, Ph.D: Paid family leave and the economy

January 18, 2007

Testimony from Marilyn Watkins, Ph.D, Policy Director, EOI For HB 5659, to the House Commerce and Labor Committee Washington’s Good Economic News Jobs grew rapidly in 2005 and 2006 Jobs grew in most sectors Jobs grew in most regions of

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Sharon Ness: The importance of family leave when caring for an aging parent

Sharon Ness: The importance of family leave when caring for an aging parent

January 18, 2007

Testimony from Sharon Ness, RN, Union Representative/Lobbyist- UFCW, Local 141 For HB 5659, House Commerce and Labor Committee Work Session   Good Morning Representative Conway and Committee members. Thank you for this  time. My name is Sharon Ness. I am a Registered

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Ellen Bravo: Paid Leave Options and Other Policies for a Family-Friendly Agenda

Ellen Bravo: Paid Leave Options and Other Policies for a Family-Friendly Agenda

January 18, 2007

Testimony from Ellen Bravo, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee For HB 5659 The problem: There’s a lot of talk about family values and personal responsibility. Yet, being a good family member can cost you: your job or career opportunity or health

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