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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

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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

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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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AFP/Getty Images)

Wash. Minimum Wage Jumps To $9.32 An Hour In 2014

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.

CBS Seattle–12/31/2013

Planes are seen at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.  (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Image)

Part Of SeaTac’s $15 Minimum Wage Measure Struck

A King County Superior Judge has struck part of the voter-approved $15 an hour minimum wage measure for airport workers in SeaTac.

12/27/2013

Ed Murray  (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Murray Makes Move Toward $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle’s incoming mayor is giving a large task force four months to come up with a plan to raise the city’s minimum wage.

CBS Seattle–12/19/2013

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