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Lawmakers Agree On Paid Family Leave, But Not The Details

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Family and Medical Leave

| February 27, 2018 | National Public Radio

Finland Doesn’t Leave Survival to the Free Market – We Shouldn’t Either

A Fair Deal at Work An Inclusive Economy Equal Pay Health Care Paid Family and Medical Leave Paid Sick Days Progressive Tax Reform

John Burbank | January 20, 2018

Our state had an important visitor last week. Not a movie mogul, not a billionaire, not a high-tech Amazonian full of hubris. Someone much more important, with a message for building the quality of life for all Washingtonians. Her name is Anu Partanen. Partanen is an American citizen, an author, a researcher,

New Rights in Washington Help Working Families Thrive

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Family and Medical Leave Paid Sick Days

Marilyn Watkins | December 15, 2017

Washington State has begun implementing new standards to help workers stay healthy and protect their loved ones. These new laws are the result of the activism and collaboration of many individuals, community groups, labor unions, advocacy organizations, business owners, and policymakers. Healthy Pregnancies,

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A Fair Deal at Work Column Equal Pay Paid Family and Medical Leave

| Marilyn Watkins | November 22, 2017 | Seattle Weekly

The Road to Winning Paid Family and Medical Leave in Washington

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Family and Medical Leave

Report | Marilyn Watkins | November 11, 2017

For a PDF version of this report, click here. Late in the evening on June 30, 2017, the Washington State Legislature adopted one of the nation’s most comprehensive paid family and medical leave (PFML) policies. The vote was strongly bipartisan – 37 to 12 in the Senate and 65 to 29 in the House. Breaking rules

Labor Day is a Time for Coming Together

A Fair Deal at Work Column Paid Family and Medical Leave

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

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

A Fair Deal at Work Column Paid Family and Medical Leave

| John Burbank | July 26, 2017 | Everett Herald

Burbank: Paid family leave law a victory of bipartisanship

A Fair Deal at Work Column Paid Family and Medical Leave

| John Burbank | July 12, 2017 | Everett Herald

Changing lives: Workers welcome new paid family leave law

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Family and Medical Leave

| July 8, 2017 | The Daily News

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

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Family and Medical Leave

| July 6, 2017 | Q13 Fox

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