Seattle City councilmember Kshama Sawant was arrested Wednesday during a protest at Alaska Airlines headquarters in SeaTac, Washington.
In response to a lawsuit, the Port of Seattle says it has the authority under Washington law to increase the minimum wage for some workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Police in Bellevue, Washington, say they have arrested eight people for failure to disperse at the conclusion of a march in support of a $15 per hour minimum wage in that suburb east of Seattle
The Washington Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday on whether a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage in SeaTac to $15 an hour should apply to workers at the airport
Efforts to raise the wage are running into opposition from state lawmakers and business groups who say a patchwork of minimum wages could lead to a confusing and unequal business climate in which labor costs would vary dramatically from city to city
A new federal lawsuit is challenging Seattle’s adoption of the nation’s highest minimum wage as unfair to small franchises
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.
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.
The Seattle City Council is expected to approve an ordinance Monday to phase in a $15 hourly minimum wage — the highest in the natio
Tensions are growing between business and labor groups as the Seattle City Council debates min. wage