Kshama Sawant

Judge Dismisses Charges Against SawantA city judge has dismissed disorderly conduct charges against Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant and two other activists stemming from their arrest at a minimum wage protest last November.
Councilmember Kshama Sawant, 2 Activists Tried For Disorderly ConductA Seattle city councilwoman and two other activists are on trial in the city of SeaTac on Thursday for disorderly conduct charges connected with a November minimum wage protest outside Alaska Airlines headquarters.
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant Arrested At Protest In SeaTacSeattle City councilmember Kshama Sawant was arrested Wednesday during a protest at Alaska Airlines headquarters in SeaTac, Washington.
Lawsuit Challenges $15 Minimum Wage A new federal lawsuit is challenging Seattle's adoption of the nation's highest minimum wage as unfair to small franchises
Will Others Follow Seattle's Minimum Wage Hike? Seattle activists celebrated a successful campaign to gradually increase the city's minimum wage to $15 by calling for a national movement to close the income and opportunity gaps between rich and poor.
Seattle's $15 Minimum Wage: Questions And Answers The Seattle City Council has approved an ordinance that would raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour, making it the highest in the nation. Here are some questions and answers about the new hourly wage.
Seattle City Council Expected To OK $15 Minimum WageThe Seattle City Council is expected to approve an ordinance Monday to phase in a $15 hourly minimum wage — the highest in the natio
In Depth: Seattle Hopes To Lead Nation With $15 Min. WageThe Seattle mayor is proposing to raise the wage to $15 in the coming years to the highest level in the nation
City Council Takes Up $15 Min. Wage PlanA $15 minimum wage would give Seattle the highest minimum wage of any city in the nation
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.
Socialist Sworn In As Seattle City Council Member, Promises 'Massive' ReformA former community college professor who won a surprising citywide election was sworn in Monday as the first socialist City Council member in Seattle's modern history.
Socialist City Council Member: Boeing 'Workers Should Take Over The Factories'A newly elected Socialist City Council member wants Boeing machinists to take possession of an airplane-building factory if the company decides to move out of state.
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