Monthly Archives: January 2005

Facts about the Family and Medical Leave Act in Washington State

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Family and Medical Leave

Fact Sheet | January 1, 2005

Why do we need to expand availability of family and medical leave in Washington?  With the aging population, many workers have responsibility for frail elders. 35% of workers, men and women alike, provided regular care for a parent or inlaw over 65 in 2002. Over the next 10 years, 1 in 10 Americans will need

Retirement Security Accounts: Making it easy to save for retirement

A Fair Deal at Work Retirement Security Retirement Security Accounts

Report | Marilyn Watkins | January 1, 2005

The proposal for Washington Voluntary Accounts (WVAs) offers an easy mechanism for individuals to save for retirement. WVAs directly address the importance of a retirement program for about half of all workers who do not have a retirement savings plan in their workplace. Social Security provides a foundation

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