Paid Sick and Safe Leave City Council Listening Session

The City of Bellingham will host a City Council listening session regarding the proposal to offer Paid Sick & Safe Leave in Bellingham. The Bellingham City Council’s Community and Economic Development Committee is currently considering this proposal and Council Members will be available at the listening session to hear the community’s thoughts and feedback.

Come join your Bellingham community who is fighting to provide earned paid sick and safe leave that every worker in Bellingham deserves. Community members will have a chance to speak for two minutes to the Bellingham City Council why they believe earned paid leave should be passed by the council. Let your voice be heard and take a stance on earned leave for all of Bellingham!

A sign-up sheet will be available at the entry of the meeting room at 5:45 p.m.

City of Bellingham – City Hall
210 Lottie St, Bellingham, Washington 98225

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Community Food Co Op Endorses Earned Paid Leave

Our beloved local Community Food Co-Op has endorsed the Healthy Bellingham Coalition. To continue their beliefs of providing their workers earned paid leave, the Community Food Co-Op would like to envision a Bellingham community, where workers can take time off when needed.

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Earned Paid Sick & Safe Leave Community Forum

The Healthy Bellingham Coalition would like to invite you to our Earned Paid Sick and Safe Leave Community Forum. Come show your support of passing an ordinance that will provide every worker in Bellingham to earn paid sick and safe leave that they deserve.

A panel of experts including small business owners, nurses, public health officials, elected officials, community faith leaders, union representatives, and various Bellingham workers will be providing their expertises on why they support a paid sick and safe leave policy.

Light snacks and refreshments will be provided! See you there!

Garden Street United Methodist Church at 6 PM
1326 N Garden St, Bellingham, Washington 98225

Bellingham paid sick leave Community Forum Leaflet 2015

Bellingham paid sick leave Community Forum Leaflet 2015 copy

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Black Drop Coffee House Endorses Paid Sick and Safe Leave

We are happy to announce that the Black Drop Coffee House is endorsing Paid Sick and Safe Leave for Bellingham employees!

The Black Drop believes every worker deserves the right to take care of their health and family, without worrying about making rent or paying bills. They have already discussed providing sick and safe time to their employees because taking care of your employees should be second nature.

Postcards addressed to the Bellingham City Council are on the front counter display at the Black Drop. Fill out a postcard to show your support on sick and safe leave while you drink your coffee!

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July 6th event

Please join Healthy Bellingham this Monday, July 6th for our first paid sick and safe leave rally! We will be meeting at Bellingham City Hall, 210 Lottie St at 6:15 to show support for paid sick and safe leave for all workers. See you there!

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