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Washington Becomes 5th State to Guarantee 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 or the worker's family member beginning in 2020 — or 16 weeks for a combination of both... Read Mo
Washington Tries to Fix Paid Leave Law Dormant Since 2007
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 introducing bills for a broader law that would give workers more paid time off, a higher weekly benefit