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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

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

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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Supporters Of Higher Minimum Wage Hail Judge’s Ruling

Supporters of higher pay for minimum wage workers hailed a federal judge’s decision clearing the way for Seattle’s new minimum wage law to take effect as planned next month.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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Businesses Ask Judge To Block Portion Of Seattle’s Minimum Wage Law

Franchise owners say the law’s impact on them would be too harsh.


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Washington House Votes To Raise Hourly Minimum Wage To $12

The Washington state House has voted to raise the state’s minimum wage to $12 an hour.

CBS Seattle–03/03/2015

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Idaho Minimum Wage Hike Introduced, But Likely Stalled

Idaho Democrats’ plan to raise the state’s minimum wage to $9.25 per hour over the next two years might be over before it begins.

CBS Seattle–02/27/2015

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Dancers Sue Oregon Strip Club For Unpaid Wages

A Portland strip club that gained national attention for its vegan menu has been withholding more than meat.



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

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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