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Lessons from winning Paid Sick Days in Seattle

In September 2011, the City of Seattle adopted minimum standards for paid sick and safe leave, covering most people employed inside the city limits. Beginning in September 2012, an estimated 150,000 people will newly have the right to earn time

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Paid Sick Days

Four new economic development policies to help us recover from the recession

Guest post by Stan Sorscher (cross-posted from Huffington Post) Let’s look at public policies for economic development that help us recover from the recession. In one view of economic development, the role of government is to “make business succeed.” In

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Posted in Column, Educational Opportunity, EOI, Higher Education
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