Parental Leave

Parental Leave

America, Take A Good, Hard Look At What You’re Doing To Working Mothers

Photo: DeAndra Perrigo
Editorial Health
Americans may have the edge on Olympic medals, fast food chains and Broadway musicals, but we’re severely lacking in the parental leave department. ...
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Enacted: 12-Week Paid Family Leave, Wage Transparency for City Employees

Local
The legislation makes Seattle the first municipality in the region to offer robust parental and paid family care leave. ...
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Seattle Mayor, City Council Pass Planned Parenthood Joint Resolution

Councilmember Kshama Sawant
Health
Monday, Seattle City Council and Mayor Ed Murray introduced and passed a joint resolution affirming the City’s support of Planned Parenthood. ...
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Paid Parental Leave Starts for Seattle City Employees

Local
Qualifying employees who have been with the City for at least six months are eligible to take four weeks per year of paid parental leave. ...
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Equal Pay Day Social Brings Light to Gender Equity

Photo: Jaron Reed
Top News Politics Local
Morgan Beach is a candidate for the Seattle City Council’s District 3. She hosted an Equal Pay Day Social to discuss women’s perspectives on wage equity. ...
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Seattle City Employees: Four Weeks Parental Leave

Top News Politics Local
Seattle City Councilmember Jean Godden Monday led her colleagues in a unanimous vote to bring a paid parental leave policy to City of Seattle employees. ...
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Paid Parental Leave Introduced for City of Seattle Employees

Paid Parental Leave Introduced for City of Seattle Employees
Top News Politics Local
Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmember Jean Godden have announced a new paid parental leave benefit for City of Seattle employees. ...
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