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Council Passes Councilmember Mosqueda’s Expanded Sick and Safe Time Policy to Address Coronavirus Emergency

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) and her Council colleagues passed legislation on Monday that expands Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Time policy to cover school, day care and adult day care closures, a policy that addresses working families who need to take time off work due to impacts from the coronavirus. Previously, Seattle’s Paid […]

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City Council Leads By Example, Directs Employees to Telecommute, Ensures Pay for All Employees, Virtual Council Meetings in Effect for March

Commits to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by using appropriate technology to continue to the serve the city Updated 3/9/2020 at 12:30 p.m. Note: Seattle City Council meetings are accessible by listening live through the Council’s listen line at 206-684-8566.  Council President Pro Tem Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) and Council President M. Lorena […]

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Pro-Tem Council President Mosqueda Schedules Special City Council Meeting to Consider Civil Emergency Proclamation

Pro-Tem Council President Teresa Mosqueda has scheduled a Special City Council meeting for Thursday, March 5 at 1 p.m., when the Seattle City Council will consider, modify, and vote on the Mayor’s Proclamation of Civil Emergency.  Mayor Jenny Durkan issued a Proclamation of Civil Emergency on March 3. The Proclamation of Civil Emergency grants the […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Statement on WA L&I’s New Overtime Rules

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), chair of the Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement after the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries released new overtime rules that applies to workers, extending overtime protections to those making up to 2.5 times the state minimum wage: “Once again, Washington state […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Statement on Election Night Victories

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement on Election Night: “Tonight’s election marks the end of one very important chapter in our City’s history and the beginning of the next. Voters tonight sent a clear message about who Seattle is for: […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Statement on the Birth of Her Child

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, made the following announcement after the birth of her first child earlier today:  “I’m thrilled to share the good news: Camila Elena Valdes-Mosqueda was born on October 9 and is happy and healthy. Camila and I are doing well […]

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Council to Consider ‘Infants at Work’ Resolution on Monday

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, announced the introduction of her Resolution 31910 “Infants at Work”, which will be voted on during the next regularly occurring meeting of the Full Council on Monday, September 30th.  “Working parents everywhere know first-hand the challenges of balancing the […]

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Mosqueda’s Committee Approves Housing Director Emily Alvarado

Council scheduled to cast final confirmation vote during Monday’s Full Council meeting SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement following a favorable vote of Appt. 1428 to approve Emily Alvarado as the incoming Director of the Office of Housing. […]

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City Honors Will of Voters with Hotel Workers Legislation

Legislation follows through on will of overwhelming percentage of Seattle voters, expands harassment and health and safety protections SEATTLE – Councilmembers Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) and M. Lorena González (Position 9, Citywide), along with their Council Colleagues, passed legislation to protect Seattle’s hotel workers from harassment and discrimination, supporting safe workloads, promoting economic stability […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda Passes Two Green Energy Policies Out of Committee

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, in coordination with Mayor Jenny Durkan and Seattle City Light, passed two green energy ordinances out of her committee today. The first establishes a new program for large-scale solar energy producers, producers that are City Light customers who […]

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