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:
Our new PSA has more than two million views and is getting rave reviews. “In the space of about 90 seconds, this video manages to savagely demonstrate why paid family leave is vital to families — and why it’s so absurd that the United States doesn’t have it.” (Bustle, 2/7/17)
Watch the video and then tell Congress to support a robust paid leave law.