Paid Sick and Safe Time for Tacoma

Commentary | July 1, 2013 | By Alex Stone | PSARA: The Retiree Advocate

Soon, we hope, there will be fewer people in Tacoma sending sick kids to school and showing up to work when they should be home in bed. Under a new proposal announced by Healthy Tacoma, a coalition of more than 30 groups representing communities of color, labor, small business, civic, and faith organizations, all people working in Tacoma will be able to earn Paid Sick and Safe Time that can be used to care for their own illness, a sick family member, or to deal with the effects of domestic violence and stalking.

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Paid Sick Days