Stories tagged: family leave
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 3:12 P.M.
Washington tries to fix paid leave law dormant since 2007
A decade ago, Washington state created a paid family leave program that required many employers to offer five weeks of paid time off for new parents. But the law that …
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 6:15 P.M.
New poll shows strong support for paid family leave programs
Time off from work to care for a child or relative is codified in federal law. Now, an overwhelming majority of Americans 40 and older want that time away from …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016, 5:08 P.M.
Spokane’s family leave law would be ‘grandfathered’ under changes to Baumgartner bill
State wouldn’t erase recent Spokane ordinance requiring family leave for many businesses under a change to a bill approved Wednesday.
THURSDAY, JAN. 24, 2013, 3:16 P.M.
Washington’s paid family leave law at crossroads
Six years ago, Washington state lawmakers approved a program giving parents five weeks paid time off to be with a new child. But the question of how to pay for …
THURSDAY, JAN. 24, 2008
Exemption could save homeowners money
OLYMPIA – Washington’s 2008 legislative session began with a small band of property tax protesters battling cold winds and rain on the Capitol’s granite steps. But after last fall’s one-day …