A: Seattle is currently conducting an “information campaign” for the Sick and Safe Leave requirement that takes effect September 1st. The Seattle Office for Civil Rights has the ordinance, implementing rules, and FAQs on its website: http://www.seattle.gov/civilrights/sickleave.htm. Unfortunately, the ordinance and rules are complicated, especially for businesses outside of Seattle (with employees that occasionally work in Seattle). To help, Vigilant will be contacting its impacted members to answer questions, review policies, and help adjust accrual practices.
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