2013 Legislative Priorities

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To help win these improvements, get in touch with Local 888 Political Director Dan Hoffer at dhoffer@seiu888.org or call 617 642 3588.

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2013 Legislative Priorities

1. Act to Invest In Our Communities –
Filed by Rep. Jim O’Day & Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, HD 1359

2. An Act Relative to the Collective Bargaining Rights for Employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services – filed by Rep. Mike Moran (D-Brighton) HD02298

3. Earned Sick Time Act, Filed by Sen. Dan Wolf and Rep. Kay Khan, SD861/HD504

4. Act to Provide Safe Workspace for Employees of the Commonwealth – Executive Order and Legislation HB 1871/SB 710

5. An Act relative to the retirement benefits of State Police Dispatchers - Filed by Rep. Kocot (D-Northampton) HD 2328

6. An Act to establish tax transparency and strengthen the reporting requirements of public charities and to establish reporting requirements for the trustees and directors of public charities. – Filed by Rep. Mike Moran, Senator lead sponsor Patricia Jehlen, HD 2305

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