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Court Says Minimum Wage Increase Applies To Airport Workers

A divided Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a first-in-the nation initiative to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in the city of SeaTac should apply to thousands of workers at the airport.

08/20/2015

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Time For A 4-Day Workweek? Cutting Hours At One Startup Shows Increase Productivity

The CEO of a Portland, Oregon tech startup says implementing a 32-hour work week has helped boost employee productivity.

CBS Seattle–07/10/2015

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Attorney General Rules Minimum Wage Surcharges Must Be Disclosed To Customers

The attorney general said he wants to make sure customers understand what they’re paying for.

CBS Seattle–06/23/2015

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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

A Seattle CEO who set all firm salaries at $70,000 says both he and his company have faced hardships following the move. (FILE PHOTO. Credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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

A Seattle CEO who set all firm salaries at $70,000 says both he and his company have faced hardships following the move. (FILE PHOTO. Credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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

A Seattle CEO who set all firm salaries at $70,000 says both he and his company have faced hardships following the move. (FILE PHOTO. Credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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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