A $15 minimum wage would give Seattle the highest minimum wage of any city in the nation
Seattle police say May Day marchers are welcome to protest Thursday, but officers are prepared to respond to assaults or property damage
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.”
Democrats are promoting the national minimum wage proposal.
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.
Washington already has the highest state minimum wage in the country, and Gov. Jay Inslee says it should go even higher.
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.
A preliminary budget analysis shows the move would cost Seattle an additional $690,000 in payroll and benefit costs.
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.
A King County Superior Judge has struck part of the voter-approved $15 an hour minimum wage measure for airport workers in SeaTac.