House Democrats passed a bill Wednesday that would require all employers with more than four full-time workers to provide paid sick leave. House Bill 1313, which now goes to the Senate, would require companies to provide sick leave on a tiered scale. The more people a business employs, the more sick leave it would…More
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OLYMPIA — The state Senate today approved 29-20 a bill to limit a recently implemented Seattle sick leave law. Democratic Sens. Tracey Eide of Federal Way, Jim Hargrove of Hoquiam, Brian Hatfield of Raymond, and Steve Hobbs of Lake Stevens, joined the Republican-dominated Majority Coalition Caucus to support the measure. The bill will now go to the…More
OLYMPIA — State Senate Republicans, who have already proposed repealing the state’s never-implemented family-leave requirement, are now targeting Seattle’s sick-leave law. The law, which took effect in September, requires businesses with at least five employees operating in Seattle to provide paid sick leave to workers. Seattle is one of three major cities in the United States to have the…More