Snohomish County leaders propose COVID-19 related hazard pay
Last updated 7/6/2021 at 1:24pm
Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers has proposed that the Snohomish County Council provide supplemental pay to front-line, public-facing county employees and certain grocery workers in unincorporated Snohomish County.
With the re-opening of businesses later this month, the tightening labor market, and the spread of new variants, this supplemental pay will ensure essential government functions and access to groceries is uninterrupted, according to Somers.
“Our frontline workforce has been putting themselves at significant personal risk for the last 17 months providing ready access to...