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How Far $15 An Hour Goes In Six Cities

Here’s a look at how far that money could go in six cities, given living expenses

CBS Seattle–05/20/2015

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Seattle CEO To Cut His Pay So Every Worker Earns $70,000

A Seattle CEO who announced that he’s giving himself a drastic pay cut to help cover the cost of big raises for his employees didn’t just make those workers happy.

CBS Seattle–04/16/2015

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21 Arrests In Seattle Minimum Wage Demonstration

Seattle police say they arrested 21 people who opted for civil disobedience at the conclusion of a minimum wage demonstration on Wednesday.

CBS Seattle–04/15/2015

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Seattle CEO To Cut His Pay So Every Worker Earns $70,000

For some companies, Seattle’s new $15 minimum wage law isn’t doing enough to help workers.

CBS Seattle–04/15/2015

'15 Now' protesters (Emmanuel Dunand /AFP/Getty Images)

Company Near Seattle Introduces $70K Minimum Wage

Dan Price, the owner and founder of Gravity Payments in Ballard, told The New York Times he decided to increase his employees’ salaries after reading an article on happiness

CBS Seattle–04/14/2015

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Seattle, US Labor Department Partnering To Fight Wage Theft

As Seattle’s new minimum wage law takes effect this month, the city’s police department and the U.S. Department of Labor are announcing that they’ve teamed up to fight wage theft.

CBS Seattle–04/05/2015

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Bill To Hike Washington Minimum Wage Stalls In Olympia

A Republican state senator says he won’t schedule a vote for a measure that would phase in a new $12 hourly state minimum wage.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2015

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Seattle’s Minimum Wage Law Goes Into Effect This Month

Seattle’s new minimum wage law goes into effect this month.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2015

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Senate To Consider Bill Raising Washington’s Minimum Wage

A bill to raise Washington’s highest-in-the-nation state minimum wage to $12-an-hour with a series of annual 50-cent increases is set to get a hearing in the state Senate.

CBS Seattle–03/30/2015

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Franchise Group Will Continue To Fight Seattle Minimum Wage

An international group that lost its latest court battle to block Seattle’s new minimum wage law says it will keep on fighting.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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