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Paid Family Leave and Workforce Equity Update to Seattle City Council Committee

Marilyn Watkins, Policy Director, Economic Opportunity Institute, provides members of the Seattle City Council Gender Equity, Safe Communities and New Americans Committee with a Paid Family Leave and Workforce Equity Update:

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Equal Pay, Paid Family and Medical Leave

The future of Social Security: Free public forums in Seattle, Bellingham

Social Security is of critical importance to every American: it is the most efficient, fair, secure and universal source of retirement income, life insurance, and disability insurance available in the United States. Now, a growing national movement to strengthen and

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

Tune in today: EOI’s Marilyn Watkins on KUOW’s The Conversation

Tune in to KUOW’s The Conversation with Ross Reynolds today between 12:00 and 12:40 p.m. to hear Marilyn Watkins, EOI’s Policy Director, discuss the role government plays in creating and sustaining our economy through public investment in education, transportation, and

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Posted in An Inclusive Economy, EOI

Tax breaks versus budget cuts as special session approaches

From the San Juan Islander: SEATTLE – Just as most Washington families are finishing off the Thanksgiving leftovers, state lawmakers will be headed into a special session to trim as much as $2 billion from the state budget. The special

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Posted in An Inclusive Economy
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