City Council posts draft policy for Safe and Sick Leave

Adam McDaniel, 625-6269

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 3:20 p.m.

Today members of the City Council posted details on a proposed Earned Safe and Sick Leave policy on the City of Spokane website. They also announced an open house meeting in July to present details on the proposal.

The draft proposal can be found at and contains a detailed research paper, recent data from the Spokane Regional Health District, the draft policy and the report from the stakeholder group that met earlier this year to discuss the issue.

The open house will be on July 16, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. The meeting will include a presentation, the ability to ask questions and the opportunity to give written feedback.

If citizens are unable to attend to the open house, the City Council is accepting written comments on the draft policy via e-mail at