Blog Feed

Paid Family and Medical Leave

February 25, 2020

Where is my paid leave?

An update from the front lines

Higher Education

February 14, 2020

As More People Need Degrees, Rural Washingtonians Are Left Behind

Community colleges are vital institutions, especially in the age of automation

Paid Family and Medical Leave

February 5, 2020

Let’s Celebrate 27 Years of Unpaid Leave

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act isn't perfect, but it was a start.

A Fair Deal at Work

February 4, 2020

Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave Rollout Update

The Employment Security Department is hiring additional staff to meet demand

Ending Corporate Tax Breaks

January 24, 2020

The false promise of tech companies funding higher education

How one clause created a statewide budget shortfall

Health Care Coverage

January 16, 2020

We Need to Extend Postpartum Healthcare Access

Losing your health insurance is not just a terrible inconvenience; it’s a matter of life and death.

Research Feed

Early Learning
Good Teacher Compensation is the Anchor for High-Quality Early Learning

Pilot Funding for the salary recommendations of the 2019 Compensation Technical Workgroup Report

Health Care Coverage
Addressing Our Health Care Affordability Crisis

HB 2821 improves affordability by replacing a federal tax on insurance providers

Higher Education
Washington’s College Pathway

Tuition-free community college can be the next step in removing access barriers

A Fair Deal at Work
What’s Happening with Wages in Washington

Why most workers won’t be ready for the next (inevitable) recession