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Paid Family Leave

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WA legislative champions: Paid leave will benefit workers and businesses alike!

January 9, 2019
Family is at the heart of every small business! That’s why it’s exciting that the stork is making a delivery to Main Streets across Washington State... Paid Family and Medical Leave! Beginning January 2020, Paid Family and Medical Leave will provide workers with the financial stability to care for...
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Los Permisos Familiares y Médicos Pagados

Es la época más mágica del año para las familias

January 8, 2019
Es temporada de cascabeles, luces navideñas y reuniones familiares. Es mi época del año favorita, pero este año es incluso más especial porque nuestro estado se prepara para implementar los permisos familiares y médicos pagados para todos. En el 2017, representé a MomsRising en la mesa de...
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Op-Ed from The Olympian

$2 a week is a bargain for the peace of mind paid leave will provide those who need it

January 3, 2019
This Op-Ed was originally published in The Olympian on JANUARY 03, 2019 As a mom with three special-needs kids who also has been a family caregiver, I know first hand how challenging it can be to take care of your loved ones when they need it most. And like many people my age, I am part of the...
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News You Can Use!

Ringing in Paid Leave in WA

January 3, 2019
We’re writing with a BIG announcement for the New Year: Washington State is expecting...Paid Family and Medical Leave! You might qualify for up to 16 weeks of paid time off from work beginning in 2020! And you can help your friends, family, and neighbors benefit too. Check out MomsRising’s BRAND...
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Este año estamos celebrando los Permisos Familiares y Médicos Pagados

January 3, 2019
Te estamos escribiendo para darte una maravillosa noticia: El estado de Washington está en espera… ¡de los Permisos Familiares y Médicos Pagados! ¡Puedes calificar hasta 16 semanas de tiempo libre del trabajo a partir del 2020! Visita el NUEVO sitio web en español de MomsRising para aprender todo...
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News You Can Use!

Q&A about PFML: Answering your questions about Washington's new paid family and medical leave program

January 2, 2019
In 2020, Washington workers will be eligible for up to 16 weeks of paid family and medical leave. To learn more about the program, visit here . As we get clarifying questions from members, we will occassionally post answers to the blog in addition to responding in the comments. Below is a question...
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It’s The Most Magical Time of Year For Family

December 20, 2018
Tis the season of jingle bells, holiday lights, and family gatherings. It’s my favorite time of year, but this year it’s even more special as our state readies to implement paid family and medical leave for all. In 2017, I represented MomsRising at a negotiation table in the State Legislature with...
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Speak Out With #RisersRadio

December 10, 2018
On the #RadioShow this week we cover how YOU can get healthcare coverage through before Dec. 15th; the ways in which gun safety legislation is moving forward and how you can help; why a best-in-the-nation paid family/medical leave bill is changing our nation for the better; and...
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Adoption Awareness Month
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Love, loss and paid family leave: One adoption story

November 26, 2018
Like every parent, I will never forget the day we brought our daughter home for the first time. It was an unseasonably warm spring day and, after dumping the luggage from our weeks abroad, we headed straight for the yard. As I set our 17-month-old in the grass, I felt a momentary a rush of relief...
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Amor, pérdida y permisos familiares pagados: Una historia de adopción

November 20, 2018
Como cualquier padre de familia, nunca olvidaré el día que trajimos a nuestra hija a la casa por primera vez. Era un día de primavera inusualmente cálido y, después de meter a la casa el equipaje de una semana que pasamos fuera del país, salimos al patio. Cuando puse a nuestra hija de 17 meses en...
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