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Labor Day is a time for coming together

Column State Economy Work & Family

Marilyn Watkins | September 4, 2017

For those of us lucky enough to get weekends off, it’s tempting to use Labor Day as a time to enjoy the last of summer and escape the relentlessly bad news: natural disasters made worse by human arrogance and unregulated development; an economic boom that enriches some, but leaves too many struggling; the div

Labor Day is a Time for Coming Together

Column Paid Family and Medical Leave Work & Family

| Marilyn Watkins | September 2, 2017 | South Seattle Emerald

Black women are getting better jobs, but not better pay

Equal Pay Work & Family

Economic Opportunity Institute | July 31, 2017

Today we observe Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. But it’s not a celebration. It’s a sobering reminder of the miles to go for racial and gender equity. July 31st symbolizes the extra seven months into 2017 a black woman would have to work to make the same amount of money a white man did in 2016 alone. That’s four

Burbank: Paid leave will be a boon when workers sick, injured

Column Paid Family and Medical Leave Work & Family

| John Burbank | July 26, 2017 | Everett Herald

Burbank: Paid family leave law a victory of bipartisanship

Column Paid Family and Medical Leave Work & Family

| John Burbank | July 12, 2017 | Everett Herald

Changing lives: Workers welcome new paid family leave law

Paid Family and Medical Leave Work & Family

| July 8, 2017 | The Daily News

New Law: At least 12 weeks of paid family leave available to all Washington workers in 2020

Paid Family and Medical Leave Work & Family

| July 6, 2017 | Q13 Fox

What the New State Paid Family Leave Plan Means for Seattle

Paid Family and Medical Leave Work & Family

| July 6, 2017 | The Stranger

Washington Workers Will Get Paid Family, Medical Leave Benefits Beginning In 2020



Paid Family and Medical Leave Work & Family

| July 6, 2017 | KUOW

What’s in the new family and medical leave law

Paid Family and Medical Leave Work & Family

Economic Opportunity Institute | July 5, 2017

Washington’s New Paid Family and Medical Leave Program How it will work: Washington’s paid family and medical leave program will work like insurance. Workers and their employers will both pay a small premium with each paycheck, and then workers will receive a benefit from the state when they need family leave

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