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City Hall

Tuesday Jolt: Paid Sick Leave (Mostly) a Success

A new audit for the city concludes that most employers are offering paid sick leave, but not always as much as is required under the law passed in 2012.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 04/22/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Both Mayoral Candidates

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring McGinn's coal money?; paid sick leave; districts; and more

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 09/11/2013

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Provisions of this Chapter Shall Not Apply

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring exemptions, no-shows, and wish lists.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 09/06/2013

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Linked and Seconded

Caffeinated News & Gossip.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 07/09/2013

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Uniform Response

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring collapsing bridges, snarky pitches, paid sick leave, getting hosed, and more.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 05/24/2013

City Hall

Bleu Bistro Charging 1.9 Percent Sick Leave Surcharge

Bleu Bistro on Capitol Hill has started charging customers a 1.9 percent surcharge, ostensibly to offset the cost of Seattle's paid sick leave law.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 04/15/2013

Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: Republican-Dominated Senate Squashes Seattle's Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 03/11/2013

Afternoon Jolt

A Trio of Jolts: McGinn Caves to Holmes; Republicans Attack Seattle; and Economy Falters

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 03/08/2013

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Unwelcome Mat

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring testimony, endorsements, and proposals.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 02/21/2013

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That...

Some weird things we noticed in Bellevue and Olympia.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/13/2013

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Gregoire's Legacy, Pedestrian Safety, and More

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/14/2013

One Question

One Question About Tim Burgess

How critical was Burgess' role on the 8-1 paid sick leave vote?

  • By Dameon Matule
  • Published 12/13/2012

On Other Blogs

Food Safety News: Denver Voters Reject Paid Sick Leave

Food Safety News reports that voters in Denver, CO have rejected a paid-sick leave measure aimed at giving food and child-care industry workers, in particular, access to paid sick leave.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 11/04/2011

On Other Blogs

PA Woman Loses Job After Taking Sick Leave

ThinkProgress: Philadelphia woman loses her job after that city's mayor vetoes a law requiring employers in the city to provide paid sick leave.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/14/2011

Jolt

Monday Jolt: Richard Conlin

Monday Jolt: Today's winner and/or loser.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 09/12/2011

City Hall

Council Passes Sick Leave Law 8-1

By a nearly unanimous vote, the city council passes a paid sick leave ordinance that largely preserves the details of Nick Licata's original proposal.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/12/2011

City Hall

Council Prepares to Pass Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Largely Intact

The city council prepares to pass an ordinance requiring paid sick leave that preserves most elements of the "compromise" proposal adopted in committee last month.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/08/2011

City Hall

Poll: Public Supports Paid Sick Leave

A new poll finds that a majority of Seattle voters support mandatory paid sick leave.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/07/2011

Morning Fizz

They Didn't Actually Resolve the Most Contentious Issues

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Fred Jarrett, Claudia Balducci, Jean Godden, Brad Smith and more.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 09/07/2011

News

Extra Campaign Fizz: Meacham Releases Questionnaires

Brad Meacham, running against city council incumbent Bruce Harrell, releases his Seattle Chamber questionnaire and renews call for Harrell to do the same. Meacham has accused Harrell of being soft on the issue of mandatory paid sick leave.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/24/2011
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