Legislation requiring most state employers to provide paid sick leave will get a public hearing tomorrow.
House Bill 1313 would make Washington the second state in the nation to guarantee paid sick days for all workers. Currently, only Connecticut has such a law.
Of course, given the business climate in the state, the resistance it would face in the House, and the GOP-backed coalition caucus in the Senate, it’s a long shot.
However, it is noteworthy that the business climate was equally rocky in 2011 when the Seattle City Council passed a similar law. The …