Seattle’s paid sick and safe time law went into effect on September 1 of this year. A great new video from the city’s Office for Civil Rights, “Why Seattle Works Well,” highlights the benefits of the law for Seattle’s workers and families. Featuring the stories of local business owners and workers from the education, restaurant, textile and health care industries, the video is a testament to the great success of the law so far and the important protections it guarantees the city’s workforce and communities.
Check it out:
House Republicans are advancing harmful legislation that could take money out of the hands of hardworking people while giving more power to employers. Urge your representative to reject the badly misnamed Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180/S. 801) or so-called "comp time" bill.
Congress: Don't eliminate our right to overtime pay!