Washington Policy Watch

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Legislators: End the 10-year wait, pass paid family and medical leave in WA

Marilyn Watkins | February 10, 2017

In the decade since Washington state’s House Appropriations Committee last heard a paid family leave bill, we’ve learned a lot about how the first yea

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Reject SB 5541: Equal work deserves equal pay — regardless of gender, race, or age

Marilyn Watkins | February 9, 2017

Legislators should reject Senate Bill 5541, which proposes lowering the minimum wage for teens in Washington state. Teenagers work for all sorts of re

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