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.
Franchise owners say the law’s impact on them would be too harsh.
The Washington state House has voted to raise the state’s minimum wage to $12 an hour.
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.
A Portland strip club that gained national attention for its vegan menu has been withholding more than meat.
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