Paid Sick Days

All workers deserve time to take care of themselves and their loved ones without fear of losing wages or employment. EOI was instrumental in passing paid sick and safe leave in Seattle and Tacoma and in formulating the policy for statewide paid sick leave, which went into effect on January 1, 2018.

Most workers in Washington now have the right to earn at least one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours they work. This leave can be used for illnesses, injuries, or medical appointments of workers or their family as well as for legal or safety concerns related to domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.

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Paid Family and Medical Leave

December 21, 2019

Unwrapping Paid Leave for 2020

After these holidays, Washingtonians get the gift of time

A Fair Deal at Work

June 5, 2019

Washington to Raise the Overtime Salary Threshold

This means more money and benefits for 400,000 residents

A Fair Deal at Work

October 26, 2018

Your Salaried Status May Leave You Unprotected

Half a million workers would gain if Washington updates an obscure rule from the 1970s

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