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Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant Arrested At Protest In SeaTac

Seattle City councilmember Kshama Sawant was arrested Wednesday during a protest at Alaska Airlines headquarters in SeaTac, Washington.

CBS Seattle–11/19/2014

File photo of planes at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Port of Seattle Defends Airport Wage Increases

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.

CBS Seattle–11/11/2014

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

8 Arrests In Bellevue Minimum Wage March

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

CBS Seattle–09/10/2014

File photo of Sea-Tac Airport (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court To Consider Airport Minimum Wage

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

CBS Seattle–06/25/2014

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

Minimum Wage Debate Pits Cities Against States

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

CBS Seattle–06/19/2014

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

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

CBS Seattle–06/11/2014

Fast Food workers across the country marched to demand a higher minimum wage. (Getty Images)

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.

CBS Seattle–06/03/2014

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

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.

CBS Seattle–06/03/2014

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

Seattle City Council Expected To OK $15 Minimum 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

CBS Seattle–06/02/2014

Ed Murray (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Tensions Grow In Seattle’s Minimum Wage Plan

Tensions are growing between business and labor groups as the Seattle City Council debates min. wage

CBS Seattle–05/22/2014

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