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Seattle Group Files $15 Minimum Wage Initiative

A Seattle group seeking a $15 an hour minimum wage has filed the paperwork for a city initiative, increasing pressure on Mayor Ed Murray and the city council to pass a wage increase without exemptions or delays.

CBS Seattle–04/14/2014

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Officials Pressure Port Of Seattle To Raise Minimum Wage

A letter signed by about 50 elected officials was delivered on Monday to the Port of Seattle urging the government agency that runs Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to embrace a citizen-approved initiative and raise the minimum wage for airport workers to $15 an hour.

CBS Seattle–02/10/2014

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Seattle Mayor To Pay Workers Minimum $15 An Hour

A preliminary budget analysis shows the move would cost Seattle an additional $690,000 in payroll and benefit costs.

CBS Seattle–01/03/2014

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Wash. Minimum Wage Jumps To $9.32 An Hour In 2014

The hourly increase of 13 cents, from $9.19 to $9.32 an hour, reflects a change in the consumer price index, according to the state Department of Labor and Industries.

CBS Seattle–12/31/2013

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Murray Makes Move Toward $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle’s incoming mayor is giving a large task force four months to come up with a plan to raise the city’s minimum wage.

CBS Seattle–12/19/2013

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Sawant Holding News Conference Regarding $15 Minimum Wage

Socialist Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant is holding a news conference Tuesday to announce plans for securing a $15 an hour minimum wage for workers in the city.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2013

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Recount On SeaTac $15 Minimum Wage Proposition

The King County elections office is conducting a recount Monday on the proposition in the city of SeaTac to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

CBS Seattle–12/09/2013

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$15 Wage Initiative Appears Poised For Victory

King County officials are expected to certify the election Tuesday after counting some straggling votes that likely won’t change the outcome.

CBS Seattle–11/25/2013

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SeaTac $15 Minimum Wage Measure Hangs On Lead

A recount scenario is looking likely for a proposal that would bring a $15 minimum wage to workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

CBS Seattle–11/19/2013