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Discover Resources for Communities Impacted by Covid-19

Discover resources for communities impacted by Covid-19.
Learn how the Paid Sick and Safe Time (PSST) Ordinance applies to Covid-19 - click here. Visit the OLS Languages webpage for translated materials. 

JOIN OUR TEAM! The Labor Standards Advisory Commission (LSAC) is looking for new commissioners to fill several open positions. Click here for details.

Who We Are

The Commission is comprised of 15 members reflecting Seattle's workforce and businesses, and includes employees, employers and representatives from the community with a demonstrated concern and background in labor standards. Seven commissioners are appointed by the Mayor and seven appointments are made by the City Council. The Commission appoints the 15th member. Commissioners are appointed to a two-year term of office and serve without pay.

The Seattle Office of Labor Standards provides staff and support to the Commission.

Meet Our Commissioners

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Alexis Rodich

Member
Appointed by: Mayor
Term: 05/01/22 - 04/30/24
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Afeworki Ghebreiyesus

Member
Appointed by: Mayor
Term: 05/01/21 - 04/30/23
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jeanie chunn

Member
Appointed by: City Council
Term: 5/1/20 - 4/30/22
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Elizabeth Ford

Member
Appointed by: Mayor
Term: 05/01/19 - 04/30/21

Bio + -

Elizabeth Ford is currently a Distinguished Practitioner in Residence At Seattle University School of Law. She has practiced labor and employment law for fifteen years, first as a partner at Schwerin Campbell Barnard and then as Chief Counsel for the Washington State Nurses Association. She has also served as the Director of Labor Relations for King County from 2008-2010. Ms. Ford serves frequently as a mediator and arbitrator primarily in labor and employment disputes. She is a member of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and Public Employment Relations Commission's panel of arbitrators and sits regularly as arbitrator in labor and employment disputes.

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Gay Gilmore

Member
Appointed by: City Council
Term: 05/01/21 - 04/30/23
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Annie Wise

Member
Appointed by: Mayor
Term: 05/01/22 - 04/30/24
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Diana Ochoa

Member
Appointed by: Mayor
Term: 05/01/21 - 04/30/23

llona Lohrey

Member
Appointed by: City Council
Term: 5/1/20 - 4/30/22

Danielle Alvarado

Member
Appointed by: City Council
Term: 5/1/22 - 4/20/24

Joel Shapiro

Member
Appointed by: Commission
Term: 05/01/21 - 04/30/23
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Will Pittz

Member
Appointed by: City Council
Term: 05/01/21 - 04/30/23
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Dustin Lambro

Member
Appointed by: City Council
Term: 05/01/22 - 04/30/24