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Thursday May 19th: Celebrate paid sick and safe leave in Tacoma!

More than 30 cities and states have paid sick days, including Tacoma. It’s time to celebrate – and keep the momentum going! Join us to enjoy cake, share success stories and learn about the statewide effort for paid sick days and

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Senator Patty Murray to announce introduction of Healthy Families Act today in Seattle

Today, 43 million private-sector workers do not have access to paid sick days. But there is a solution. And Washington State Senator Patty Murray is charging full speed ahead towards making that solution a reality in America. Senator Murray and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

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Will the Tacoma City Council pass the weakest paid sick days law in the nation?

No one should be forced to go to work sick. No one should be forced to stay at work when they have a sick child waiting miserably at school. Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland unveiled a paid sick and safe leave

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Jersey City passes 7th paid sick days law in US – will Tacoma be next?

Yesterday, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop signed paid sick days legislation into law that ensures businesses with 10 or more employees will offer up to five paid sick days a year to their employees. Businesses with fewer than 10 employees can

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Join Healthy Tacoma for a Town Hall on Paid Sick Days

This September, we’re celebrating the one year anniversary of Seattle’s paid sick days ordinance. Seattle was the first city in the state of Washington to give workers the right to earn paid sick days. Now, Washington’s third largest city –

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Paid Sick Days Next for Tacoma?

From the Washington News Service TACOMA, Wash. – Another Washington city is adding its name to a growing national list of those considering a paid sick day policy for all workers. Organizers in Tacoma say they’ve been working on their

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