ICSEW BILL ALERT HB 1145: Concerning Washington child care access for employees of the state.
Legislative Hotline: 1.800.562.6000
Why does this bill matter to you?
- Instructs agencies to implement a “bring your infant to work” policy.
- Creates a sick child shared leave program and shared leave pool.
- Establishes a pilot project for state employers to match an employee’s Dependent Care Assistance Program contributions.
- Commissions a survey of state employees about the child care they receive for children under age 12, as well as the challenges they face in accessing and paying for child care.
The Interagency Committee of State Employed Women (ICSEW) Legislative and Policy Subcommittee is providing the following Bill Alert as a service to inform state employees on bills that impact us. ICSEW asks that employees remember to share their opinion in an ethical way, on their own time, and using their own phone, computer, or device.
As state employees, we cannot use state time or resources to lobby for or against legislative proposals. On your own time and using your own resources let your voice be heard by: