minimum wage

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

A menu displays a menu at McDonald's  (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Boycott McPoverty’ Campaign Targets Seattle Fast-Food Restaurants

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.”

CBS Seattle–02/20/2014

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., is promoting the national minimum wage proposal. (Getty Images)

Murray, DelBene Bring $10.10 Wage Fight To Seattle

Democrats are promoting the national minimum wage proposal.

02/19/2014

(photo credit: ARIF ALI/
AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Seeks To Raise Washington Minimum Wage

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.

CBS Seattle–01/23/2014

File photo of Gov. Jay Inslee. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Inslee Wants Minimum Wage Increase

Washington already has the highest state minimum wage in the country, and Gov. Jay Inslee says it should go even higher.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2014

Councilwoman Sawant being sworn in (photo courtesy of Seattle City Council)

Socialist Sworn In As Seattle City Council Member, Promises ‘Massive’ Reform

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.

01/07/2014

(photo credit: ARIF ALI/
AFP/Getty Images)

Seattle Mayor To Pay Workers Minimum $15 An Hour

A preliminary budget analysis shows the move would cost Seattle an additional $690,000 in payroll and benefit costs.

CBS Seattle–01/03/2014

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