A humane culture shouldn’t discourage caring for family

Commentary | March 7, 2007 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

I am lucky that my employer has a family leave policy, to provide partial pay if and when I have to take time away to care for my parents. Most workers in Washington don't have this benefit. Washington legislators have a chance to make family leave a reality not only for the well-off among us, but for all workers.

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