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Paid Sick Leave Changes for 2018

Tacoma's Paid Sick Leave Will Change in 2018 

In order to align City law with the State's new paid sick leave requirements, amendments to Tacoma Municipal Code (TMC) Chapter 18.10 “Paid Sick Leave” were adopted on September 26, 2017Revised rules guiding implementation of the City's paid sick leave law were finalized on December 6 after four public hearings and other opportunity for public comment. The amended paid sick leave law will take effect on January 1, 2018.


2018 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance and Rules 

Learn More at Upcoming Informational Sessions

Want to know more about Tacoma's Paid Sick Leave? The City will host two information sessions for employers and workers interested in the new law taking effect in 2018: 

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2-3:30 PM
    Main Branch of the Tacoma Public Library, Olympic Room, 1102 Tacoma Avenue S.

  • Wednesday, December 13, 6-7:30 PM
    Fern Hill Library Meeting Room, 765 S. 84th St. 

City staff always welcome your questions on paid sick leave. In addition to the information provided online, you can reach our office by email or by calling (253) 591-5306.