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The $15 minimum wage at SeaTac is scheduled to go into effect Jan. 1. (Getty Images)

$15 SeaTac Minimum Wage Challenged In Court

Businesses led by Alaska Air Group claim the city law should not apply at the airport.

12/13/2013

Fast Food workers across the country marched to demand a higher minimum wage. (Getty Images)

$15 Minimum Wage Campaigners March On Seattle

Seattle marchers joined a national walkout to demand a higher minimum wage.

12/05/2013

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$15 Wage Initiative Appears Poised For Victory

King County officials are expected to certify the election Tuesday after counting some straggling votes that likely won’t change the outcome.

CBS Seattle–11/25/2013

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SeaTac $15 Minimum Wage Measure Hangs On Lead

A recount scenario is looking likely for a proposal that would bring a $15 minimum wage to workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

CBS Seattle–11/19/2013

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Final Votes To Decide SeaTac Minimum Wage Issue

Remaining ballots will determine a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $15-an-hour for many workers in SeaTac, home of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

CBS Seattle–11/12/2013

An initiative to raise the minimum wage in and around Sea-Tac is losing its early vote lead. (Getty Images)

$15 Wage Initiative Clinging To 43-Vote Lead

An initiative to create a $15 minimum wage for many SeaTac workers is close to losing its vote lead.

11/09/2013

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Initiative For $15 Wage Winning Early Vote Count

A national push to create a $15 minimum wage found a new source of momentum Tuesday as an initiative on the issue built an early lead in the airport city of SeaTac.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2013

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Local Elections Have National Implications

In the airport city of SeaTac, a campaign backed by labor unions seeks to raise the minimum wage to $15 for many workers. In Whatcom County, an unprecedented amount of outside money is influencing an election that may shape whether the area becomes home to the largest coal shipping terminal on the West Coast.

CBS Seattle–11/04/2013

Seattle's mayoral hopefuls this year have been stumbling over each other as they try to appeal to the city's left-leaning voters, making promises that would be liabilities in many other parts of the country. (Photo by Dana Nalbandian/Getty Images for Free The Children)

Seattle Mayor Candidates Compete For Left-Wing Votes

Seattle’s mayoral hopefuls this year have been stumbling over each other as they try to appeal to the city’s left-leaning voters, making promises that would be liabilities in many other parts of the country.

10/15/2013

File photo of Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn. (credit: Dana Nalbandian/Getty Images for Free The Children)

Seattle Mayor Supports $15 Minimum Wage

The idea of a $15 minimum wage continues to build momentum in the Seattle area, with Mayor Mike McGinn saying he would support an effort to set the standard even higher.

CBS Seattle–10/09/2013

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