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‘Boycott McPoverty’ Campaign Targets Seattle Fast-Food Restaurants

The campaign for a $15 an hour minimum wage in Seattle is targeting 25 fast-food burger restaurants Thursday with what it calls “boycott McPoverty.”

CBS Seattle–02/20/2014

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., is promoting the national minimum wage proposal. (Getty Images)

Murray, DelBene Bring $10.10 Wage Fight To Seattle

Democrats are promoting the national minimum wage proposal.

02/19/2014

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AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Seeks To Raise Washington Minimum Wage

A Washington state lawmaker has introduced a bill to increase what is already the highest state minimum wage in the nation to $12 an hour over the next three years.

CBS Seattle–01/23/2014

File photo of Gov. Jay Inslee. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Inslee Wants Minimum Wage Increase

Washington already has the highest state minimum wage in the country, and Gov. Jay Inslee says it should go even higher.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2014

Councilwoman Sawant being sworn in (photo courtesy of Seattle City Council)

Socialist Sworn In As Seattle City Council Member, Promises ‘Massive’ Reform

A 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.

01/07/2014

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AFP/Getty Images)

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

Planes are seen at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.  (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Image)

Part Of SeaTac’s $15 Minimum Wage Measure Struck

A King County Superior Judge has struck part of the voter-approved $15 an hour minimum wage measure for airport workers in SeaTac.

12/27/2013

Ed Murray  (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

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

File image of fast-food worker (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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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