PubliCalendar: Natural Health and Equality

Today's picks for civic nerds.

06/02/2014 By Ezra Parter

This Washington

Low-Wage Workers Deserve a Higher State Minimum

Yes, raising the minimum wage will help low-income workers. No, it won't hurt the economy. And it's the fair thing to do. In a guest op/ed, EOI's John Burbank explains why.

01/17/2014 By John Burbank

The C is for Crank

Wage Gap Between Women, Men Grows in Washington State

A new report finds that income inequality between men and women continues to worsen in Washington State.

12/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Report: State's Women Hit Hardest by Great Recession

A new report shows that the recession has disproportionately impacted Washington State women.

11/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Study: San Francisco Restaurants Support Paid Sick Leave

A new report by the Economic Opportunity Institute finds San Francisco employers support paid sick leave, which is required under a 2007 law.

05/09/2011 By Andrew Calkins


Council Will Consider Citywide Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

City council members will consider legislation later this spring that would mandate paid sick leave for all employees in Seattle.

04/25/2011 By Erica C. Barnett