paid family leave

Washington Becomes 5th State to Guarantee Paid Family Leave
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a measure that makes Washington the fifth state to guarantee paid family leave.
The measure signed Wednesday offers eligible workers 12 weeks paid time off for the birth or adoption of a child or for the serious medical condition of the worker…
Washington Lawmakers, Groups, Discussing Paid Family Leave
OLYMPIA  (AP) — As Washington lawmakers continue to wrestle with reaching agreement on a two-year state budget, another group of negotiators has been meeting regularly to discuss another topic: paid family leave.
Several bipartisan legislators — along with representatives from the labor and business …
Washington Tries to Fix Paid Leave Law Dormant Since 2007
OLYMPIA (AP) — A legislative push for paid family leave in Washington state is being revived a decade after passage of a law that was never implemented because lawmakers didn't pay for it.
Now lawmakers from the state where companies like Microsoft and Amazon give their employees the benefit are intr…