Take Back Your Time Seattle Picnic – Oct. 24

Take Back Your Time Seattle Picnic - Oct. 24

CELEBRATE TAKE BACK YOUR TIME DAY!–and the 75th Anniversary of the 40-hour week

Are you working too much? Do you need time off? Is your life too rushed and stressful? Then chill out and join State Representative Gael Tarleton, Vicki Robin, (author of Your Money or Your Life and Blessing the Hands that Feed Us), John de Graaf, President of Take Back Your Time ( and the singing Shamaniacs for a picnic celebration.

Short talks at 1 p.m. about vacation, sick days and family leave legislation in Washington State, parks and open space, slow and local food (October 24 is also World Food Day) and the successful fight to preserve recess in Seattle schools!

Music! The Shamaniacs

Games and prizes!

Burgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, veggie dogs, non-alcoholic beverages, plates, cups, forks, spoons provided!• Bring a salad or desert to share!

Opportunities for socializing, networking, and sharing ideas and flyers!

Where: Gasworks Park, Seattle, Washington, Shelter #2

FREE (donations invited)

Rain or shine…children welcome!

Take Back Your Time Day marks the anniversary of the date in 1940 when the U.S. got the 40-hour work week. It began in 2003 as an effort to challenge overwork in America and point out that, among all rich countries, only the United States does not mandate paid vacation time, paid sick days or paid family leave.

Show your support for family- and worker-friendly policies and a better work-leisure balance for all of us!

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