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Seattle – Councilmembers will participate in a “Workers Voice Summit” this Thursday to hear experiences and policy ideas from workers from a cross section of low-wage jobs in the region. The event, organized by a coalition of organizations representing workers, was developed to provide employees themselves the opportunity to address public officials regarding challenges relating […][Full Post]
Council President Harrell’s Statement on Passage of State Bill to Help People with Criminal Records Secure Vocational Jobs
Council President Bruce Harrell, chair of the Council’s Education, Equity and Governance Committee, issued the below statement applauding the State Legislature’s passage of SHB 1553 on Thursday with a unanimous vote. The Certificate for Restoration of Opportunity Program (CROP) will help people with criminal histories gain access to jobs that require a vocational license: “Currently, […][Full Post]