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Record No: CB 119144    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119144
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 12/8/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125484
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment; amending Sections 4.24.005, 4.24.010, 4.24.030, 4.24.035, and 4.24.040 of the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC); and repealing Section 4.24.050 of the SMC; authorizing a memorandum of understanding between The City of Seattle and City labor unions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Memorandum of Understanding
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary of CB 119144 and CB 119145, 3. Central Staff Memo, 4. Memo Attachment A, 5. Memo Attachment B
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment; amending Sections 4.24.005, 4.24.010, 4.24.030, 4.24.035, and 4.24.040 of the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC); and repealing Section 4.24.050 of the SMC; authorizing a memorandum of understanding between The City of Seattle and City labor unions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, on November 8, 2016, voters of the State of Washington authorized Initiative 1433, mandating certain statewide labor standards, including minimum wage and sick leave, to be effective on January 1, 2018; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 14.16 contains labor standards relating to sick leave that also apply to City employment; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 4.24 relating to employee sick leave must be revised to fully incorporate requirements of Initiative 1433 and Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 14.16; and
WHEREAS, the City entered into negotiations with employee labor unions and came to an agreement on implementing the new paid leave standards; and
WHEREAS, Section 4.24.050 of the Seattle Municipal Code, on the subject of sick leave for temporary employees, is obsolete; and
WHEREAS, for administrative ease, the Seattle Department of Human Resources seeks to implement the new State-mandated sick leave benefits at the start date of a pay period, December 27, 2017; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 4.24.005 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 121884, is amended as follows:
4.24.005 Definitions ((.))
Terms used in this ((chapter)) Chapter 4.24 shall have the meanings indicated ((therefore)) therefor in the Personnel Ordinance (((Seattle Municipal Code)) (Chapter 4.04) unless another meaning is clearly indicated below or from the context:
A. "Eligible family member" for purposes of sick leave usage means:
1. The employee...

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