On Thursday, January 19th the House Labor and Workplace Standards Committee will hold a hearing on HB 1116 – a bill that would amend and implement a paid family leave program. Washington currently has a law on paid family leave for employees, but it has never been funded, and hasn’t been implemented. HB 1116 would expand the current law, allowing
This year the legislative issues around employment are around the minimum wage. Please look back here for more topics regarding this issue.