Seattle Contractors To Now Pay 100% Of Worker’s Parking Costs

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SEATTLE – Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3, Central Seattle), chair of the Council’s Sustainability and Renters Rights Committee, today unveiled her legislation requiring contractors in Seattle to pay for the cost of parking for construction workers and called on the City Council to swiftly enact it. Sawant’s bill would mandate that contractors reimburse 100 percent of the parking expenses of construction workers, many of whom currently have to shell out $100 to $150 a week, or $6,000 a year or more, for parking near downtown Seattle job sites. “Shamefully, construction industry contrac…

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