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New survey yields insights into Seattle employees’ experiences with sick and safe leave law

To gain additional insight into the extent to which lower wage workers in Seattle are aware of the sick leave law and have access to paid sick leave, the Economic Opportunity Institute conducted a survey in partnership with the YWCA

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Paid Sick Days report makes local headlines: “Everyone wants to operate in a community where people are thriving.”

Yesterday, the Main Street Alliance, a small business organization, released a report on the economic impacts of Seattle’s paid sick leave ordinance. The report’s findings? One year after implementing the paid sick days law, new business formation and job growth

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Seattle Speaks for Itself: D.C. Corporate Group is dead wrong on paid sick leave

Last week, The Seattle Times published an op-ed by Michael Saltsman of the D.C. Employment Policies Institute asserting that a recent EPI study had found Seattleā€™s paid sick days law was hurting local businesses. As we pointed out at the

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