Monthly Archives: January 2008

Washington’s Early Childhood Education Career and Wage Ladder

Career and Wage Ladder

Fact Sheet | January 28, 2008

First instituted in 2000, the Early Childhood Education Career and Wage Ladder (the Ladder) sought to improve the quality of child care by supporting the career goals of child care workers, based on policy research indicating the most important elements of high quality early childhood education are the compen

Washington Family Leave Insurance – Benefits for All Families

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Family and Medical Leave

Fact Sheet | January 24, 2008

In October 2009, parents of newborn and newly adopted children in Washington will be able to take up to 5 weeks off work after a 1 week waiting period, with a benefit of $250 a week for full-time workers, pro-rated for part-time. But will all workers, even those with lower incomes, be able to take advantage o

2008 Family Leave Insurance Legislative Fact Sheet

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Family and Medical Leave

Fact Sheet | January 14, 2008

Starting October 2009, parents of newborn and newly adopted children will be able to take up to 5 weeks off work to care for their child with a weekly benefit of $250 (pro-rated for part-time workers). All new parents who have worked at least 680 hours in the previous year will be eligible. Workers in compani

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