Lynnwood Today Daily Legislative Report: Jan. 18, 2021

Lynnwood Today presents The Daily Legislative Report for Jan. 18, 2021. The Washington State Legislature celebrated the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and honored his sacrifice to the nation for the goal of civil and worker rights.

The Senate Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs committee held a public hearing on Senate Bill 5115, the legislation is sponsored by State Senators Mark Liias (21st District) and Jesse Salomon (32nd District), that would establish health emergency labor standards for frontline workers, providing employee compensation during a public health emergency, including requiring employers to accommodate an employee’s voluntary usage of protective equipment.

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