minimum wage

'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

File photo of a Burger King. (credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Seattle Part Of National Fast-Food Workers Strike

Seattle demonstrators are taking part in a national day one-day protest of low wages for fast-food workers

CBS Seattle–05/15/2014

Ed Murray (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

In Depth: Seattle Hopes To Lead Nation With $15 Min. Wage

The Seattle mayor is proposing to raise the wage to $15 in the coming years to the highest level in the nation

CBS Seattle–05/15/2014

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City Council Takes Up $15 Min. Wage Plan

A $15 minimum wage would give Seattle the highest minimum wage of any city in the nation

CBS Seattle–05/05/2014

File photo of May Day OWS protesters. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Seattle Police Preparing For May Day Protests

Seattle police say May Day marchers are welcome to protest Thursday, but officers are prepared to respond to assaults or property damage

CBS Seattle–04/30/2014

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