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Spokane City Council holds firm on commitment to paid sick days

Spokane’s City Council held firm on their commitment to assuring that people working in the city will be able to earn paid sick and safe leave starting next January. Mayor Condon vetoed  the law that passed January 11 with a

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Congratulations on paid sick and safe leave, Spokane!

On Monday, the Spokane City Council passed an ordinance assuring most people working in the city the right to earn paid sick and safe leave starting next year.  The Council voted 6 to 1 for the ordinance. At the start

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“Lead on Leave” national road show begins in Seattle April 1st!

Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez and White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett are kicking off a national tour to promote paid leave policies around the country. The Lead on Leave road show starts in Seattle this coming Wednesday April 1st, part of

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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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Join us in strengthening women’s economic security – Spokane

You are warmly invited to join the Economic Opportunity Institute in strengthening women’s economic security in Spokane on August 20th. In partnership with the Washington Work and Family Coalition, we are co-hosting events across Washington state to help build policies that support working women

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