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Beginning this year, new paid sick and safe leave law goes into effect

Column Paid Sick Days Work & Family

| Marilyn Watkins | January 10, 2018 | Real Change

Time to focus on retirement options

Column Retirement Security Retirement Security Accounts Social Security

| John Burbank | December 13, 2017 | Sequim Gazette

Want to Fight Sexual Harassment and Discrimination? Unionize.

Column Equal Pay Paid Family and Medical Leave Work & Family

| Marilyn Watkins | November 22, 2017 | Seattle Weekly

Want to Fight Sexual Harassment and Discrimination? Unionize.

Column Equal Pay Work & Family

Marilyn Watkins | November 22, 2017

by Sara Ainsworth and Marilyn Watkins Sara Ainsworth is advocacy director of Legal Voice, a progressive feminist organization using the power of the law to make positive change for women and girls in the Northwest. Marilyn Watkins is policy director of the Economic Opportunity Institute, a nonpartisan policy

Sexual Assault and Lower Pay: Two Tools to Keep Women in Their Place

Column Equal Pay Work & Family

Marilyn Watkins | October 20, 2017

My first response to the sea of “me toos” on Facebook over the past few days was to wonder how anyone out there could possibly not already know that women and teenage girls are routinely subjected to sexual harassment and sexual assault in our culture. But maybe too many of us have silently accepted it for to

What if we leveraged our aerospace advantages?

Column Tax Reform Tax and Budget

| John Burbank | October 18, 2017 | Everett Herald

What If WA Leveraged Our Aerospace Advantages?

Column Tax Reform Tax and Budget

John Burbank | October 18, 2017

Boeing woke up to a rude surprise on Tuesday. The Chicago-based corporation thought they had gotten the Trump Administration to stymie their competition from Quebec-based airplane manufacturer Bombardier through a monumental 300 percent tariff. But instead, the French Canadians tossed the ball to Toulose, Fra

Seattle’s retirement savings plan worth considering

Column Retirement Security Retirement Security Accounts

| John Burbank | October 4, 2017 | Everett Herald

Underfunding college shifts burden, debt to students

Column Education Higher Education

| John Burbank | September 20, 2017 | Everett Herald

A good education shouldn’t be a matter of wealth

Column Education K-12 Education

| John Burbank | September 6, 2017 | Everett Herald

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